GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — A second person was arrested in connection to a vandalism spree that targeted businesses in downtown Grass Valley on June 30, police said on Thursday.
Nicholas Cleven, 30 was located in Sacramento Thursday morning and faces five counts of felony vandalism. Cleven was one of two people who were sought for tagging multiple businesses and city property in downtown Grass Valley.READ MORE: Teachers Union Takes Legal Action Over Sac City Unified's 'Refusal' To Address Make-Up Days Related To Strike
According to the Grass Valley Police Department, the damage and clean-up costs totaled more than $10,000.
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Detectives searched Cleven’s home and located evidence linking him to the incident and other possible vandalisms, police said.
The first suspect, Andrew Lindquist, was arrested in early July on five counts of felony vandalism and various weapons charges.
Besides businesses, the vandals also defaced public artwork, and it all happened just as businesses prepared for a two-day celebration on Mill Street for the Fourth of July weekend. Lindquist and Cleven were both caught on surveillance cameras belonging to local businesses and the city.MORE NEWS: Getting Answers: What Does Trump's Endorsement Of Congressional Candidate Kiley Over Jones Mean For Primary Voters?
Grass Valley police said several other agencies have identified both Cleven and Lindquist as suspects in similar graffiti incidents in other areas.