Hendersonville Times-News: Seven area residents arrested in copper theft ring

From BlueRidgeNow.com (the Hendersonville Times-News site):

Six Hendersonville residents and a Saluda man have been arrested and charged in connection with a copper theft ring, according to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Henderson County deputies have been investigating numerous reports of stolen copper in recent months, according to a news release issued Wednesday by Capt. Frank Stout, spokesman for the sheriff’s office.

“Detectives have broken up a copper theft ring that has been operating in and around the Henderson County area,” Stout said in the release….

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