On July 27, 2017 at about 2:54 p.m.
Officers responded to Sleep ‘N’ Aire (1812 Lincoln Blvd) regarding a possible burglary in progress. A SMPD Community Service Officer observed a suspect possibly trying to break into the location and notified SMPD Dispatch. As officers arrived, the suspect fled south on Lincoln Blvd. The suspect was detained for an investigation at the 900 block of Olympic Blvd. Officers determined the suspect used a large rock wrapped in a cloth to break the front window of the store. The suspect was taken into custody. Nicalo Michael Ciaccio, 39, homeless was arrested for vandalism with damage of $400 or more. Bail was set at $20,000.
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