Police Say Homeless Man Damaged 3 Grand Island Businesses


Grand Island police have accused a homeless man of breaking into three local businesses and causing thousands of dollars of damage.

The Grand Island Independent reports that the 42-year-old man allegedly crashed his vehicle through a security gate at CNH Industrial on Tuesday, causing $5,200 in damage, and entered the factory.

The man is also accused of breaking the rear windows of three vehicles at Roe Buick, causing about $1,500 worth of damage. Police say he also broke two windows, damaged vehicles at started a fire at Tom Dinsdale Automotive.

Police say the fire caused $5,000 worth of damage to the ceiling and activated the sprinkler system, leading to another $10,000 in damage.