Suspect arrested in connection with scrap metal theft

By KBJR News 1

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Suspect arrested in connection with scrap metal theft

June 18, 2014 Updated Jun 18, 2014 at 1:53 PM CST

Wakefield, MI (NNCNOW.com) - A 52-year-old Wakefield, Michigan resident has been arrested in connection with the theft of scrap metal from private property and authorities say it's not the first time.

The Gogebic County Sheriff's office received a complaint from a property owner, who had been a victim of previous thefts, that additional items had been stolen from his property.

Deputies located the stolen items at a local recycling facility and arrested a suspect.

The investigation is on-going and additional charges and further arrests may be forthcoming.

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