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Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested Again

A Grass Valley man arrested recently for a knife-wielding incident at a local cafe has been charged in another incident. Police Sergeant Clint Lovelady says it began, late Friday morning, with the report of 20-year-old Dillon Roberts trying to steal a bottle of alcohol from a store on Empire Street…

click to listen to Sgt Lovelady

Lovelady says the employee then attempted to detain Roberts…

click to listen to Sgt Lovelady

On March 24th, Roberts was reported to be threatening Old Town Cafe employees with a knife. That resulted in a brief evacuation of diners before officers defused the situation. Roberts had claimed that he’d worked at the restaurant for a day and hadn’t been paid. It was determined he was never employed there. He was placed on a brief mental health hold before being booked.

1 Comment

April 4, 2022


Hopefully he will not be released as quickly as the 1 situation, just over a 1week apart

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