EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPolice Say Two Arrested In Copper Thefts
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Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jul. 17, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 17, 2013 6:38 PM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Charleston police arrested two people after they said they stole hundreds of pounds of copper from the capital city's East End.
Brittany Renee Vandale, 21, of Charleston was charged Monday with transfer and receiving stolen property. Jerrith Edward Witt, 22, of Charleston was arrested Tuesday and charged with burglary.
Vandale and Witt are accused of stealing numerous copper downspouts and copper piping throughout the East End of Charleston, Charleston Police Sgt. Tony Hazelett said.
Hazelett said the investigation showed the two stole hundreds of pounds of copper downspouts and piping on Charleston's East End. Additional charges of burglary and transfer and receiving stolen property are expected to be filed against the pair.
Vandale and Witt were both being held in the South Central Regional Jail.
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