2 arrested in Texarkana for allegedly trying to steal copper

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) – Police have captured two people accused of going to great lengths to steal copper.

Police in Texarkana, Arkansas arrested 42-year old April Jones early Thursday morning, reportedly carrying a 30-foot ladder, with another suspect, along with climbing and cutting tools.

They also arrested 37-year old Colby Williams. Investigators say, they were trying to reach and steal old phone cables.

Eighteen hundred pounds of copper wire have been reported stolen, worth $30,000.

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