Marcellus nabs vandalism suspects

Published 8:21 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Three suspects were identified for allegedly vandalizing Marcellus Elementary School property March 9.
Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a breaking and entering at Marcellus Elementary School at approximately 7 a.m. It was discovered that the school, an outside greenhouse and the concession stand had been vandalized and items taken included electronics and a small amount of money.
Marcellus School officials reported that repairs from the vandalism will cost approximately $15,000 to $20,000.
After nearly two weeks of investigation by sheriff’s detectives and school officials, three suspects were identified. Detectives recovered some of the missing property from these suspects. Detectives are seeking charges against two 16-year-old juveniles and one adult. The adult’s information will be released upon his arrest and arraignment.
This incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with additional information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at (800) 462-9328; through the sheriff’s office website at; or by anonymously texting “CASS” and the information to 274637.