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Two arrested in McDowell County copper theft


Two Davy men are in custody after being arrested in connection with a local copper theft.

Police says 25-year-old Jonathan Hadley and 33-year-old Anthony Bishop were arrested over the weekend for stealing copper from Frontier Cable lines.

They have both been charged with felony grand larceny, felony destruction of property, conspiracy, and disruption of services.

Sgt. Kane of the West Virginia State Police tells us this theft and several other thefts in the area have disrupted service for Frontier Cable customers and been a serious issue in the Davy, West Virginia area.

If you have any information on any copper thefts, you are asked to call Senior Trooper Coburn at 304-436-2101.

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