Nevada County Sheriff's Office

Lake of the Pines man owes $1,000 for canceled market

A Lake of the Pines man being charged with 78 felonies related to allegedly making phony investments for some of his neighbors owes automobile businessman John L. Sullivan $1,000 f ...

Lake of the Pines man charged with 78 felonies

A Lake of the Pines man was arrested this week on 78 felony counts for making phony investments for several of his neighbors in the community, which sits just outside of Auburn. W ...

Investigation reveals large grow, marijuana cloning

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Four arrested for allegedly selling meth out of home

Four Grass Valley residents were arrested after detectives reportedly found 20 grams of methamphetmine and a “Whizzanator” in their possession. On Tuesday, Nevada County Sher ...

Grass Valley man arrested on murder charges

Investigators arrested a Grass Valley man Tuesday in connection with a suspected drug deal that turned deadly. Louis Riley James, 35, was booked into Nevada County’s jail on a c ...

Missing Sierra snowshoer survived two days in snow cave

Cold and hungry but alive and well, a lost Tahoe City snowshoer was found by searchers Thursday two days after going missing near Castle Peak near Donner Summit. Waving a blanket, ...

Two in jail, one dead after home robbery

Two men are jailed and a third is dead after a home invasion robbery, possibly seeking marijuana, turned into a fatal highway car chase. At about 10 a.m. Saturday, two masked me ...

Weimar couple arrested for allegedly trying to sell meth

A Weimar man charged with trying to sell methamphetamine is scheduled to appear in court next month. Brian Costanzo, 39, was among three arrested at a Grass Valley motel last week ...

Two arrested for posing as police, stealing marijuana

Two Nevada County men are in jail after posing as law enforcement and assaulting a resident. Christopher Lee Brooks, 26, and Clayton Robert Madsen, 30, remained jailed in Nevada C ...

Narcotics task force finds more marijuana connected to North San Juan arrest

A narcotics task force has found more marijuana grow sites connected to a North San Juan man already in custody. On Thursday officials with the Nevada County Sheriff’s Narcotic ...