Two Charged With Stealing Copper Wire from Chicken House
A Carthage man caught two people in his chicken house cutting copper wire today resulting in arrests by Moore County Sheriff's Office investigators.
James Pallin Kiser, 33, of 83 Ryan Drive, Cameron, and Teresa Grace Mullen, 50, of 6693 Swanns Station Road, Sanford, have both been charged with breaking, entering and felony larceny and possession of stolen goods, according to a press release.
The arrests stemmed from the report to the Sheriff's Office on Monday from the Carthage man that someone had broken into his chicken house located on Dowd Road and removed 4,500 feet of copper wire, according to the press release.
The same man reported to the Sheriff's Office today that he had caught two people in his chicken house cutting wire, according to the release, leading to the arrest of Kiser and Mullen. Some of the copper wire was located at Lee Iron & Metal Company in Sanford, according to the release.
Both were jailed, with bail set at $100,000.
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