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Two People Arrested For Stealing Copper

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By Paul Johnson

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Twin Falls police arrested two men for stealing copper.
Daniel Allen Jerke and Conner Edward Robert Owen – both of Twin Falls – are facing multiple charges including grand theft, criminal conspiracy and trespassing.
We're told early Friday morning, police noticed a hole cut in the fence of the Idaho Power substation.
Jerke and Owen were arrested at the scene with wire cutters and $1,600 of copper wire.
Idaho Power had reported theft of copper recently at various locations.
Police did not indicate whether these are related.


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