Wood County man charged with copper theft
From Staff Reports
April 8, 2011 at 3:33 a.m.
Wood County deputies arrested Michael Martin, 35, of Quitman, charging him with copper theft following a tip from a concerned citizen.
According to sheriff's department authorities in Wood County, they received a call about a man loading a copper radiator and vehicle batteries into the bed of his truck. When officers arrived on the scene, the driver of the vehicle admitted he did not have the owner's consent to be on the property or to remove anything from the property. His bond was set at $2,500.