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Six Drug Arrests Linked To Brunswick Commons

Six drug-related arrests are linked to an affordable housing complex in Grass Valley that opened in August. Police Sergeant Clint Bates says officers contacted 54-year-old Rick Horton who was renting one of the apartments at Brunswick Commons on Old Tunnel Road. Also inside were 54-year-old Raquel Erb, 35-year-old Zachary Whitaker, and 31-year-old Sara Soward. A search was conducted…

click to listen to Sgt Bates

Horton was also charged with operating or maintaining a drug house. Shortly after that, Bates says 42-year-old Edward Deanbattiste showed up and was also taken into custody. There were also two warrants out for his arrest, one from Southern California and the other from out-of-state. And that led officers to Deanbattiste’s vehicle in the Safeway Parking lot, where they found 36-year-old Cody Elwell passed out on a controlled substance in the driver’s seat. Bates says seven one-gram packages of methamphetamine were found in the vehicle, along with a replica handgun…

click to listen to Sgt Bates

Brunswick Commons targets homeless and formerly homeless people, also including those with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities.


November 17, 2022

Rachelle Erb

For the correct arrests made on the drug raid at Brunswick COMMONS please read the Neveda County JAIL media report on No ember 16 2022. THE union has written wrong information.

November 18, 2022


NCPD gets a shout-out for getting these dangerous drug dealing individuals in jail.Wr haveCambridge Property also gets a shout out for working with LE to make these arrests happen. It took some time for LE to put together a case strong enough to warrant these individuals being arrested. Addressing The Face Book page,
Nevada County Happening Now.
Several posts targeted Everyone who resides here at Brunswick Commons as being discriminatory. As though all of the residents here are on drugs. I will not allow people to define me as such. The bad guys are in jail. So let's stick to the solution here and not be haters.

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