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Role in robbery leads to probation

Mark Bowden, the Grass Valley man once accused of taking part in an Alta Sierra home invasion robbery earlier this year, was sentenced Thursday to five years’ probation for receiving stolen property from the home where the Jan. 27 incident took place.

Nevada County Superior Court Judge John Darlington also ordered Bowden to two years of intensive drug rehabilitation as part of a plea agreement reached by attorneys.

Earlier this month, prosecutors admitted that Bowden was not directly involved in the robbery at Richard R. Mayer’s Quail Creek Road home.



Before that, 22-year-old Terry Pettigrew pleaded no contest to two charges of first-degree robbery and one count of assault with a deadly weapon in the home invasion.

Assistant District Attorney Ron Wolfson said the investigation into the home-invasion robbery is ongoing.




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