Nevada County Sheriff's Department

Rescue teams search for missing snowboarder

A 25-year-old man remained the focus of a search Tuesday after being reported missing Monday evening in the Castle Peak area of Donner Pass. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Offi ...

Sheriff: No evidence to support prowler claims

The Sheriff’s Department has used hidden cameras and on-site surveillance to try to catch an alleged North Auburn prowler, but to no avail. Auburn resident Rhonda Payne said sh ...

Nevada County man indicted on marijuana charges

A Nevada County man charged with growing more than 600 marijuana plants was indicted on three violations regarding his alleged illegal operation. Charles Miller Hilkey, Jr., 55, o ...

Missing person case now homicide investigation

Authorities searching for a 30-year-old Nevada City man missing since April now suspect he may have been murdered. On Thursday, Nevada County Sheriff’s detectives released that ...

Water wise

It was a smoky Sunday afternoon but Auburn’ Shawna Hydinger and her family were still set on an afternoon on the water. While the thick smoke from area fires may have kept many ...