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Camp counselor arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor

October 22, 2019 – Over the weekend the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a camp counselor with Gateway Mountain Center who was alleged to have acted inappropriately with multiple teenage females. Six female camp guests (12 to 14 years old) reported being inappropriately touched by a camp counselor trainee, identified as 29-year-old […]

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3,877 marijuana plants removed in the Jackass Flats Road in the North San Juan area

September 18, 2019 – On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, deputies from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, personnel from Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) and personnel from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, escorted scientists from the California Water Resource Board to a property in the 18000 block of Jackass Flats Road in the North […]

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North Bloomfield Shooting

NEVADA CITY, Calif. September 3, 2019 – At around 2:25 AM this morning, deputies were called to the 12000 block of North Bloomfield Road after a shooting was reported at a residence in the area. While deputies and officers were responding to the area, a Grass Valley police officer spotted a vehicle traveling at a […]

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Sheriff Moon appoints Alicia Burget as Undersheriff, promotes Sam Brown to Captain

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 29, 2019 – Sheriff Moon is excited to announce the appointment of Undersheriff Alicia Burget and the promotion of Captain Sam Brown. Undersheriff Alicia Burget Undersheriff Burget began her law enforcement career as a Group Supervisor for Nevada County Probation at Juvenile Hall in 1998 while putting herself through the Yuba […]

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Eight search warrants net 5,324 marijuana plants, one arrest and a slew of local and state violations

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 5, 2019 – During the first part of 2019, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) was asked to participate in a statewide marijuana operation for specific target locations that were possibly polluting California waterways/watersheds with pollutants from large-scale marijuana cultivation sites, as well as illegal dumping and water runoff. The California […]

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Butane honey oil lab, illegal firearms seized in Chicago Park, suspect arrested

April 3, 2019 – Within the last month, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) began an investigation into a resident in the 12000 block of Old Stagecoach Road in the Chicago Park area of the County of Nevada. Special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Department […]

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Sheriff Moon Announces Captain and Lieutenant Promotions

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 8, 2019 – After a very competitive process, two Sheriff’s employees have been promoted: one Captain and one Lieutenant, effective February 24th. Mike Walsh has been promoted to Captain and will be assigned to Patrol Operations. Mike started his law enforcement career at the Grass Valley Police Department as a Reserve […]

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