SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A suspect has been arrested after several windows at the California State Capitol were broken last week.
California Highway Patrol says, early last Thursday morning, the suspect went up to the north side of the Capitol and started throwing objects at windows.
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On Thursday night or Friday morning, someone threw rocks through several windows of the @castatecapitol. It's disappointing. Even with the completion of the legislative offices in the Swing Space, this is still the People's House. [Photos by Eric Thomsen] pic.twitter.com/PGUtPqjn5t
— Alex Vassar 📚 (@AlexCVassar) February 13, 2022
Four windows were broken by the suspect, officers say. The objects that were thrown were found to have been weights, CHP says, similar to the ones that are found in weighted workout vests.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
The suspect was soon identified as a man named Eric Spies. The 30-year-old suspect was arrested and has been booked into Sacramento County Jail on a felony vandalism charge.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
Exactly how officers identified Spies as the suspect was not disclosed.