Cold case sex assault arrest involving Gridley man

PLACER COUNTY, Calif - In Placer County, authorities arrested a Gridley man for sex crimes dating back more than 20 years.

Posted: Feb. 25, 2018 4:23 PM

PLACER COUNTY, Calif - In Placer County, authorities arrested a Gridley man for sex crimes dating back more than 20 years.

He is 49-year old Jeffrey Eugene Brown the investigation stemmed from a cold case file that had very few leads for detectives to follow.

Detectives aren't saying how they got the evidence that led to Brown's arrest and they aren't saying what that evidence is.

Brown was booked into the Placer County Jail.

He faces charges of aggravated sexual assault, continuous sexual abuse and a kidnapping enhancement.

His bail is set $2.5 million.

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