22-year-old man accused of trashing Grafton PD lobby pleads guilty

David Dondlinger

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- A man accused of trashing the lobby at the Grafton Police Department entered a guilty plea on Wednesday, June 20. This, after pleading not guilty to the crimes in May.

According to the criminal complaint, officers were dispatched to the Grafton Police Department lobby on March 11. A man identified as Dondlinger, had walked into the lobby and “immediately began screaming and kicked a hole in the wall near the entryway.”

The complaint indicates Dondlinger, 22, then pulled brochures out, broke brochure holders off the wall, pulled pictures off the wall, smashed those pictures and even jumped on one of them.

Man destroys lobby at Grafton Police Department

Man destroys lobby at Grafton Police Department

The complaint says Dondlinger “went into some of the open rooms of the lobby where he also broke glass, smashed a latch, and caused other damage.” Officers arrived a few moments after this — and Dondlinger was taken into custody.

Dondlinger will be sentenced on July 9.