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Transients Cause Concern on Bear River

Repeated complaints by property owners along the Bear River has Deputy Sheriffs walking the river bed. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettit says a deputy was walking the river bed two miles above the Bear River Bridge on Dog Bar Road when he found a man gold mining and camping. The Captain says 42 year old James Goddard was contacted at his camp next to the river and  was found to be on searchable probation.
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Goddard,-JasonGoddard was taken into custody for suspicion of possession of drug without a prescription, cultivation of marijuana and violation of probation.

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