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Suspect Wanted For Assault Apprehended after Foot Pursuit-

A suspect wanted for an assault charge in Grass Valley was arrested by Nevada County Sheriff deputies following a short foot pursuit Saturday. According to GV Police LT. Alex Gammelgard, initially the suspect had committed an assault at the apartment complex which he resides.

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Butler,-Michael1According to Nevada County Sheriff Lt. Bill Smethers, deputies received a tip that a Michael Butler was at a residence on North Ponderosa Way west of Grass Valley.
Before arriving at the North Ponderosa residence, officers spotted Butler in a vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle pulled over and Butler jumped out of the passenger side and began to flee.

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Butler was transported and booked at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility for evading a peace officer, violation of parole, and the original assault with a deadly weapon charge.

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