A Grass Valley man is in custody after he admitted to stealing jewelry and melting it down. Grass Valley Police Officer Colin Nelson says 35-year-old Mathew Richards of Grass Valley was taken into custody at a home where he was staying. Officer Nelson says Richards confessed to the victim what he had done with the stolen property.
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Richards was taken into custody by Grass Valley Police and Sheriff’s Deputies on suspicion of burglary, receiving stolen property, vandalism and drug possession.