cbs13headerlogo-1 SPORTS1140HeaderLogo gooddayheaderlogo (1)

Local

Two Men Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Copper Wire In Natomas

View Comments
Don't Miss This

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Features

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing copper from a Natomas neighborhood.

Just after midnight, officers pulled up to a U-Haul truck parked on Natomas Central Drive near El Centro Road.

When officers approached the truck, a man took off running and hid in a field before he was tracked down and arrested.

A second suspect was arrested later at his home shortly before 4:30 a.m.

The men were allegedly stripping copper wire from utility boxes along the street. Officers found 300 feet of stripped wire in the truck.

It could cost $2,000 for the city to replace.

Officers say one of the men arrested has a history of copper theft.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus