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One Nevada County’s “Most Wanted” In Custody

A member of the Nevada County’s Most Wanted List is back in custody. Justin Montgomery who was wanted for felony violation of probation and has a long history of drug related and other criminal activities in the county was arrested following a series of interesting events. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal explains that deputies were conducting a probation search at a Rough and Ready residence when an individual arrived with drug paraphernalia and a cell phone. While deputies were speaking with the recently arrived subject a text message came in on his phone from Montgomery.
Click here to listen to Sheriff Keith Royal

Montgomery,-Justin-Jan1Upon arrival plain clothes deputies make contact with Montgomery and ask him to show his hands. Montgomery refuses and a scuffle ensues.
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Montgomery was also found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and taken into custody for a variety of drug charges as well as the felony violation of his probation.


January 21, 2014


PROBATION..............nearly everyone busted these days is on PROBATION...........THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG HERE..

January 22, 2014


With all of the amazing services available in this county for substance use and abuse, it amazes me that anyone would want to stay stuck in that life. I pray this young man gets the services he needs.

January 31, 2014


He had such a bright future too...

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