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Penn Valley Man Jailed for Alleged Threat against Sheriff

A Penn Valley man is in jail after allegedly threatening Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal.
A Sept. 13 preliminary hearing is set for 56-year-old Richard Erwin Gilbert. Nevada County Assistant District Attorney Anna Ferguson talks about what Gilbert is alleged to have said.

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Gilbert faces a felony charge of threatening a public official. A Sept. 6 bail hearing is set for the defendant.

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