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Suspect Not FBI Most Wanted

After a car chase, gunshot and apparent capture of an FBI most wanted fugitive matching all descriptions, characteristics and stories, fingerprints have determined the suspect is not Glen Godwin as originally suspected.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Officers apprehended the suspect after a pursuit took them along Ridge Road to the Rough and Ready Highway and endng on Bitney Springs Road earlier this monrning. Sherrif Keith Royal explains what happened after the suspect was identified getting into a vehicle that detectives had under observation after being tipped off that the suspect was staying at a Grass Valley apartment complex .
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Fingerprints taken after his arrest did not come up as Glen Godwin.

Sheriff Royal explains how the Sheriff had come to believe that the suspect was in Nevada County.
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Royal explains why Godwin is wanted by FBI and concern had been raised.
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That information along with information about the alleged suspects violent history in Mexico lead to today’s action.
Multiple agencies were involved with todays arrest. KNCO’s Gary jacobson was on the scene as the suspect was taken into custody.
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The suspect has been booked into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility and is currently being processed on a number of other charges.
Photos of the suspect matched police and FBI records. However fingerprints did not match.

Again, the suspect arrested in Grass Valley and taken into custody by the Nevada County Sheriff originally believed to be number 4 on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, was not confirmed as Glen Godwin. A single shot was fired while trying to apprehend the suspect as he fled on foot after crashing his vehicle into an area residence.

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