Copper thieves no match for Kamloops coppers
Two men were arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 29, after they were found at the scene of a copper-wire theft at the BC Hydro yard on McGill Road at about 4:50 a.m.
Security guards saw two men enter the yard and called Kamloops RCMP. The suspects used a ladder to climb a fence and then threw copper wire over it.
The two were apprehended as they walked from the compound toward the Home Depot on Hillside Drive.
Both men are known to Kamloops Mounties.
Police are recommending charges of break, enter and theft and possession of break-in instruments.