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Wanted Nevada County Felon Arrested on Multiple Warrants in Oregon House

Oregon House, CA – Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, with the assistance of the Yuba Sutter Regional Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), served a search warrant at a residence in the 13000 block of Licha Lane in Oregon House on May 24, 2023, at approximately 5:30 pm, where they arrested 39-year-old Joseph Woodruff on […]

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Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Incident at Little League Park

Grass Valley, Ca. – On Friday 5/26/2023, a Nevada County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy arrested 84-year-old George Matson of Grass Valley, a registered sex offender, for a new offense of annoying/molesting a minor, and unlawful entry upon school grounds by a registered sex offender. Earlier in the day, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office received a report […]

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Nevada County Sheriff’s Office joins Operation Dry Water to increase awareness of dangers associated with boating under the influence

Nevada City, CA – In an effort to educate recreational boaters nationwide about the dangers of boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the annual Operation Dry Water campaign. The mission of Operation Dry Water is to decrease the number of alcohol and drug-related incidents […]

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Stolen Property and Mail Theft Investigation

Penn Valley, Ca. – An investigation into a stolen utility trailer and generator on Tuesday 5/2/2023 at approximate 11:00 a.m. in the 12000 block of Country Heights Dr, developed into the recovery of additional suspected stolen property and mail involving potentially more than a dozen additional victims from multiple counties including Nevada and Yuba County. […]

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Grass Valley resident arrested for online sexual solicitation of a minor

Grass Valley, Ca. – On 4/18/2023, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested 20-year-old Kenneth Fox, of Grass Valley, CA, for soliciting a minor online for sex. Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives, posing as a 13-year-old girl on social media, received unsolicited messages from Fox. Throughout the communication, which continued for approximately seven days, […]

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Child Molestation Arrest in Penn Valley

Penn Valley, Ca. – On 4/13/2023 at approximately 4:30 pm, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested 43-year-old Michael McElreath of Penn Valley, for alleged Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Person under 14-years-old, and Distributing Harmful Material to a Minor, following an investigation into the reported molestation of a juvenile at a licensed daycare facility […]

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