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Pursuit ends in arrest on burglary, vehicle theft charges (1)

April 24, 2015 — 

A man with six outstanding warrants tried to flee from a deputy Wednesday — but ended up in jail on new charges in connection with a burglary and an unrelated …

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Two indicted in multimillion dollar commercial loan fraud (2)

April 24, 2015 — 

SACRAMENTO — A federal grand jury returned a 21-count indictment Thursday against Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 56, of Granite Bay, and Mary Sue Weaver, 62, of Roseville, charging them with various …

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Trio arrested in connection with Grass Valley school burglary (3)

April 23, 2015 — 

Three Grass Valley men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary — at Grass Valley Charter School — that initially had gone undiscovered.Grass Valley Police officers and members of …

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Grass Valley Police arrest wanted fugitive (4)

April 23, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police officers arrested a man Tuesday who reportedly had been on the run from law enforcement for several months after violating post-release community supervision.Officers went to an apartment …

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3 arrested at Nevada City motel (5)

April 22, 2015 — 

A man arrested in February on suspicion of mail theft in Grass Valley was arrested again on similar charges in Nevada City Tuesday.A woman reported Tuesday afternoon to Nevada City …

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Alleged victims begin testifying in Gold Country Lenders case (6)

April 22, 2015 — 

The second day of the Gold Country Lenders trial began Tuesday with testimony from one of the alleged victims, a man who had invested in more than 100 projects with …

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Milhous runaways arrested in Napa in connection with assault, robbery (7)

April 22, 2015 — 

Two 17-year-old boys who had run away from Milhous Children’s Services have been arrested in Napa in connection with a robbery and assault of a jewelry store employee.On Monday evening, …

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Florida fugitive arrested in Grass Valley (8)

April 22, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police officers spotted a man wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Florida, and assisted the U.S. Marshal’s office in making the arrest Tuesday afternoon.The officers …

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No charges in NC bar fight (9)

April 21, 2015 — 

The Nevada County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against any of those involved in a melee at a Nevada City bar that sent three people to the …

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Traffic stop in Grass Valley leads to drug sale charges (10)

April 16, 2015 — 

A Nevada City man stopped for having an obstructed license plate ended up going to jail on a number of charges after deputies reportedly found drug paraphernalia and more than …

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Suspect sought in 2 vehicle thefts (11)

April 16, 2015 — 

A brazen suspect is being sought in the successive thefts of two separate vehicles in broad daylight Tuesday.At just after 3 p.m., the first victim called to report that a …

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DUI suspect reportedly caused crash, fled scene (13)

April 15, 2015 — 

A man who reportedly was driving erratically and at high speeds on a winding section of Highway 20 crashed head-on into another vehicle and then fled into the woods Monday …

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Jury selection in Gold Country Lenders trial enters second week (15)

April 15, 2015 — 

Jury selection in the Gold Country Lenders trial got under way last week, and continued on into a second week Tuesday. The fraud case against the company’s CEO, Phil Lester, …

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DUI arrest in wreck that injured 2 children (16)

April 14, 2015 — 

A Penn Valley man was arrested on drunken driving and child endangerment charges in connection with an accident that injured two young children Saturday.Robert Michael Sponder, 48, was driving a …

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Two arrested, one sought after foot pursuit in Grass Valley (17)

April 14, 2015 — 

Two men were arrested and a woman was being sought after she reportedly failed to comply with a traffic stop and they foot-bailed from her vehicle Sunday night, sparking a …

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Suspected burglar arrested with scrap metal (18)

April 14, 2015 — 

A man suspected of the theft of multiple items, including a copper gate worth thousands of dollars, was arrested after reportedly attempting to sell it for scrap metal.The burglary was …

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Police blotter: Plenty of suspicious loitering (19)

April 13, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday7:10 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported her car window had been smashed and her purse was missing. Officers took a …

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Two Waste Management employees charged with embezzlement (20)

April 11, 2015 — 

Two former employees of Waste Management have been charged with embezzling more than $120,000 and falsifying documents at the McCourtney Road transfer station, and arrest warrants for $50,000 have been …

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