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Man Escapes After Being Held Captive For 18 Hours

A man who was held against his will has been able to escape from his captors, and now deputies are looking for the kidnappers. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says it started on March 11 as a missing person report, but it turned out that two women accused the victim’s girlfriend of stealing 20 pounds of marijuana. Then two men got a hold of the victim, beat him, and demanded to know the whereabouts of the girlfriend and the pot. Royal says the victim was eventually able to get away…

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On Friday, detectives went to the place where the victim was being held…

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They arrested the two women, 45 year-old Michelle Meyer, and 27 year-old Amber Walden for robbery and criminal conspiracy. They’re still looking for 44 year-old Eric Meyer, and 30 year-old A-J Hill…

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Anyone with any information is asked to call the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department’s Major Crimes Unit at 265-1263.

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