Couple arrested for stealing fire hydrant, police say
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA/Gray News) – Two people in Alabama are facing multiple charges after stealing a fire hydrant, according to police.
The Mobile Police Department said officers received a call shortly before 5:30 a.m. Thursday about people stealing a fire hydrant in front of a Regions Bank.
Responding officers noticed the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Police said they found the fire hydrant in the truck, along with a firearm and drugs.
Police arrested 43-year-old Keith Haley and 39-year-old Karla Frye.
Haley is charged with first-degree theft of services and carrying a concealed weapon, jail records show.
Frye is charged with first-degree theft of property, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both have bond hearings on Friday.
Officials estimate the cost to replace the fire hydrant to be at least $1,500.
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