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Tacoma police arrest 2 found with stolen copper wire

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on July 18, 2012 at 9:14 am with 4 Comments »
July 18, 2012 9:14 am

Tacoma police said they arrested two men Tuesday who they found stripping and cutting stolen copper wire.

A neighbor reported seeing three people cutting wire behind a house in the 800 block of E. 62nd Street.

When officers arrived, one person fled and two were arrested.

A large amount of construction wire stolen from a site in Pierce County was found outside the house, Officer Naveed Benjamin said.

Leave a comment Comments → 4
  1. tacomaboy46 says:

    Woo Hoo!!…Two crackheads gone out of my neighborhood…

  2. stickman999 says:

    Off with their hands and you are gauranteed they will not steal again.

  3. Sick of Tweekers in this city! Send em away!!!

  4. tacomajoe says:

    Wrap the wire around their necks and hang them from a lamp post, as a warning to other junkies.

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