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Out of State Felons Arrested on Ridge

Three felons from Pennsylvania have been arrested in the North San Juan area. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says his department got a call from the U-S Marshall’s office yesterday, asking them to be on the lookout for 52 year-old Dale Woods, who was wanted on a sex offender registration charge…

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Woods and two others in the vehicle were removed at gunpoint. 47 year-old Thomas Stark and 33 year-old Mark Firestone both were found with loaded semiautomatic handguns in their wastebands. Royal says the three were taken to where they were staying, and the residence was searched…

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All three were booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on a variety of charges. Royal says Woods will be extradicted to Pennsylvania, Firestone will face charges locally, and a decision hasn’t been made yet on what will happen to Stark.

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