A suspect taken into custody by Nevada County Sheriff Deputies around 2:00 PM Monday afternoon has literally slipped away. Captain Jeff Pettitt says deputies had handcuffed John Grimes and placed him in the backseat of a patrol car to complete the investigation of the incident that led to his arrest.
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Grimes, 6’1 200 pounds, disappeared into the brush around the 11000 block of Ridge Road while still handcuffed. Grimes was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray button down shirt with purple vertical stripes…. and handcuffs. Anyone seeing Mr. Grimes is urged to contact the Sheriff’s department.