Sheriff’s office requests public help finding victims |

Sheriff’s office requests public help finding victims

Nevada County Sheriff’s Investigators are requesting help from the public in gathering information about children who have lived with Luis Ponce, the Grass Valley man accused of molesting local children.

According to Nevada County Sheriff’s Lt. Ron Smith, six foster children were living with Ponce at the time of his arrest Jan. 26.

He said other children have been placed into foster care with Ponce and his wife for more than a year at his home on the 13000 block of Rattlesnake Road.

It is unknown how many children have been affected, Smith said. He asks that anyone with information about children who have been placed with the Ponces to call the Nevada County Sheriff’s Investigation Division at 265-1263.

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