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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 |
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.

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