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Penn Valley man arrested after allegedly fleeing from, then ramming law enforcement vehicle (1)

July 7, 2015 — 

A Penn Valley man — with at least two other flight attempts on his record — ended up in county jail on multiple charges after he reportedly fled at high …

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Seven arrested, 840 plants seized at Smartsville marijuana grow (2)

July 7, 2015 — 

Seven people were cited or arrested, and a total of 840 marijuana plants were seized — as well as two firearms — at a Smartsville grow.Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies conducting …

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Report of man with knife leads to arrest of two in downtown Grass Valley (3)

July 7, 2015 — 

A TV news crew in Grass Valley to report an assault and carjacking ended up part of a different story when they called in a man with a knife in …

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Police blotter: Dogs on the loose, and in distress (5)

July 4, 2015 — 

Nevada County Sheriff’s OfficeThursday8:36 a.m. — A caller reported six steer loose behind a pond on his property on the 27600 block of Blue Sage Way.1:18 p.m. — A caller …

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Man charged with arson in connection with campfire at Grass Valley apartment complex (6)

July 2, 2015 — 

A man described as a transient was arrested Monday after he reportedly was discovered next to a campfire he had set on the patio of an inhabited apartment.“If the fire …

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Hearing in child molest case seeks to throw out text, email evidence (7)

July 2, 2015 — 

The defense attorney for a local man charged with multiple counts of molesting three girls is seeking to quash evidence obtained via a search warrant involving texts and emails recovered …

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Man accused of molesting girls turns down plea offer (8)

July 1, 2015 — 

A man charged with multiple counts of molesting three girls, one of whom said she was 11 at the time, turned down a plea offer in court Friday that would …

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Two arrested in connection with Grass Valley hit and run (9)

July 1, 2015 — 

Two men ended up in custody after a hit and run accident in Grass Valley Monday afternoon.Grass Valley Police officers responded to the 700 block of Maltman Drive at about …

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Grass Valley teen sentenced in high-speed chase involving stolen car (10)

July 1, 2015 — 

A Grass Valley teen who led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through Penn Valley while driving a stolen car was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail, with the …

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Man reportedly strips after vehicle crash, dives into passerby’s truck (11)

July 1, 2015 — 

Two good Samaritans who came upon a vehicle crash on the San Juan Ridge Monday ended up getting into altercations with the driver, who reportedly stripped naked and ended up …

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Traffic stop leads to arrest of two on honey oil charges (12)

July 1, 2015 — 

Two men were pulled over by a California Highway Patrol officer, reportedly due to license plate and registration infractions, and ended up going to jail on a number of marijuana-related …

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Two men arrested in separate assault incidents (13)

June 27, 2015 — 

Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with two separate assaults with deadly weapons that reportedly left one of the victims in critical condition.In that incident, the victim initially was …

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Father of teen’s baby arrested (14)

June 26, 2015 — 

A Grass Valley man was arrested and charged with having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl after DNA tests revealed he was the father of her child.Grass Valley …

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Transient arrested on arson charges (15)

June 25, 2015 — 

A local woman living in a homeless camp has been arrested on arson charges after reportedly starting a fire near Little Deer Creek in Nevada City.A Nevada City Police officer …

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Man reportedly buys Bibles with stolen check (16)

June 25, 2015 — 

A Nevada City man ended up in jail after reportedly buying a number of items — including several Bibles — from a local business, using a stolen check.The owner of …

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Report of stolen vehicle leads to arrest in GV (17)

June 25, 2015 — 

A stolen vehicle was quickly recovered Wednesday morning and a suspect arrested, although the ignition was punched out and the steering wheel was broken.The victim called 911 a little after …

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Grass Valley man arrested for alleged relationship with 14-year-old (18)

June 24, 2015 — 

A Grass Valley man was arrested on child sex charges Friday after detectives allegedly saw a young girl “passionately” kissing him in his car.Detectives from the Grass Valley and Nevada …

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Two arrested in boat crash at Englebright (19)

June 23, 2015 — 

A woman was arrested on suspicion of boating under the influence — and her male companion was arrested after reportedly driving drunk with their boat trailer — after crashing into …

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Alleged embezzler withdraws plea (20)

June 23, 2015 — 

A Penn Valley woman who reportedly embezzled funds while serving as president of the Pleasant Valley Elementary School District Parent Club and who had pleaded no contest to felony theft …

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