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Suspect Arrested in Foiled Jewelry Robbery Case

A suspect wanted in an attempted robbery of a jewelry store in Grass Valley has been arrested. Grass Valley Police Lieutenant Steve Johnson says after collecting evidence since the attempt on December 30, they obtained a search warrant for the arrest of 39 year-old Vincent DeLaVega…

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Those charges included attempted robbery and burglary, committing a felony while out on bail. DeLaVega was out on bail for other theft and drug-related arrests in Nevada and Yuba Counties. Johnson says DeLaVega attempted to steal jewelry from Stevenson Jewelry on Colfax Avenue, but a worker in the back was able to scare him off…

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It’s believed there was a getaway driver who also fled the scene. That suspect is still at large.

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