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Sheriff Praises Samaritan in Arson Arrest

A good samaritan is being praised for possibly saving Grass Valley from a wildfire. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says a driver saw a woman take a piece of paper, light it on fire, and then throw the paper in the grass, and walk away…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

This happened around 8:30 last night (Tuesday) on Ridge Road near A-to-Z Hardware. A deputy pointed in the area of the woman who lit the paper, and she was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. Royal says the fire was fairly confined, and didn’t spread…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

29 year-old Ashley McClain of Rough and Ready was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on felony arson charges.

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