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Couple Arrested for Child Endangerment

A Nevada County couple has been arrested on child cruelty charges after deputies found two young girls,  ages 5 and 7 playing in proximity to over 8 pounds of suspected marijuana in totes in the front yard of the residence.

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Following a visit Monday by Child Protective Services at the couples home on Burma Rd., Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says his Deputies assisted Child Protective Services as they made a second welfare check at the house around 5pm and saw the two young girls in the yard..
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Jason Brian Epps, 35, and Kristen Lorraine Roth, 29, each face a felony child cruelty charge after they were arrested Tuesday. During the arrest deputies also confiscated the marijuana. Bail for Roth and Epps was set at 35-thousand dollars.

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