Two arrested in Merced Co suspected of metal theft
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Merced County Sheriff's Deputies have wrapped up a weeklong crackdown on metal thieves with two more arrests.
Deputies say they caught Burgiss Brown and Timothy Beres with 300 feet of copper wire and bolt cutters in the back of their truck. Investigators believe the men stole the wire from five agriculture pumps in the area of Highway 140 and Tina Avenue near Merced.
Their arrests bring the total to ten for the weeklong operation targeting copper thieves.
copper wire theft, crimetracker, theft, merced, merced county, local
- FS hires White as new Women's Basketball Coach 59 min ago
- Two killed in shooting in Lindcove
- FFD: Squatters likely causing dangerous fires
- Recycled water may ease drought concerns
- Former Bell city manager gets 12 years in prison
- 4 dead, 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster
- Lemoore considers tough water rules
- Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on 'The View'
- Strahan's 'GMA' side job confirmed with his visit
- Ultimate Warrior cause of death revealed
- New twist in case of murdered Fresno sex offender
- Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks
- Job seekers interview for the world's...
- VIRAL VIDEO: Kids try to use a Walkman