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UPDATE: Arrest made in vandalism against Grass Valley Police Department

Police were able to find video from a retail establishment in Grass Valley showing the suspect make a purchase a short time before the vandalism occurred.

UPDATE on Aug. 1:

** ARREST MADE IN POLICE DEPARTMENT VANDALISM CASE **On the night of Wednesday, July 29, an individual threw a rock at the police department lobby door shattering the glass door, causing damage to interior equipment, and breaking a second large window, a press release states.

Department video cameras captured the event. Over the following days, Officers and Detectives worked to identify and locate the suspect. They were able to find video from a retail establishment in Grass Valley showing the suspect make a purchase a short time before the vandalism occurred.

With this, they were able to identify him. On Friday evening in the 600 block of Sutton Way, Officers located and arrested Adam Cockrell, 35, of Nevada City. He has been booked at the Nevada County Jail for felony vandalism, and remained jailed Saturday on $10,000 in bond, reports state. Repairs to the lobby will be complete soon and we will once again be open for walk-in service. Until then….* For emergencies – call 911* To report a crime or speak to an officer – call dispatch @ (530) 265-7880* For all other Police related services – call (530) 477-4600

From a Grass Valley Police Department release:

On Wednesday night, an unknown individual threw a rock at a glass door of the Police Department lobby. The rock broke the glass and also damaged another lobby window. Our investigation into the vandalism is ongoing. At this time we believe the suspect was acting alone and do not know the motive for their actions.

Repairing and reinforcing the doors and windows of the lobby are a priority. For the time being, we’ve had to close our lobby for safety reasons. We will post a notification when the repairs are complete and the lobby is once again open for walk-in service.

In the meantime, you can get a hold of us as follows:

Emergencies – call 911

To report a crime or speak to an officer – call (530) 265-7880

For all other Police related services – call (530) 477-4600

Thanks for your patience while we get these repairs completed! We will also post more information about the suspect of this incident at a later time.


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