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Sex Offender Arrested in Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police have arrested a sex offender after he repeatedly tried to make contact with an underage girl. Sergeant Steve Johnson says the department originally got the call Friday from a concerned parent…

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The girl declined, and notified her parents. Johnson says 50 year-old Emilio Agnew apparently was in San Francisco over the weekend, but was located back in Grass Valley in front of a residence on Race Street Tuesday. He tried to flee, but was arrested after a short chase. Johnson says the incident is an important one for parents to discuss with their children…

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Johnson says it turned out that Agnew has ties to Mexico, so because he is a flight risk, bail was increased to 150-thousand dollars. Johnson says Agnew is supposed to register as a sex offender, but has failed to do so for 12 years.

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