CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been charged in reference to the theft of copper wire from interstate lights and promoting it.
Clarence Wayne Giles, 31, of the Charleston space, was charged with grand larceny, receiving or transferring stolen items and different expenses and was being held on $5,000 bond, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned Monday.
Giles is accused of promoting the copper for about $16,000. Chief Deputy Joe Crawford of the sheriff’s workplace mentioned it price about $1.5 million to restore the injury and restore the gear, information shops reported.
The case included lights on Interstate 77 within the Edens Fork space and within the Charleston and South Charleston areas.
It wasn’t clear whether or not Giles was represented by a lawyer who may touch upon the case.
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