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Another Graffiti Tagging Arrest In Grass Valley

Another multiple graffiti tagger has been arrested in Grass Valley, with downtown businesses, again, the main target. Police Sergeant Dale Norvell says around 24 incidents were reported by business owners over the last month, in the area of South Auburn and Neal Streets and Colfax Avenue. There was also a tagging on a nearby freeway underpass owned by Cal Trans…

click to listen to Sgt Norvell

Norvell says that incident was reported during the daytime. 28-year-old Nicholas Reyes of Grass Valley was soon after taken into custody on felony vandalism charges…

click to listen to Sgt Norvell

Norvell says after the graffitti was cleaned up, the suspect would often come back within a day or so for retagging of the property, usually late at night, when a business was closed. There have been four graffititi tagging sprees reported in downtown Grass Valley in the last five years or so, with arrests in three of those cases. There were also multiple eggings of vehicles reported earlier this year, with no arrest made.

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