Two Arrested for Copper Wire Theft in Franklin Co. - abc27 WHTM

Two Arrested for Copper Wire Theft in Franklin Co.

Brandon R. Dillon Brandon R. Dillon
Joshua G. Hayes Joshua G. Hayes

Franklin Co., VA – Officials arrested two men they say were stealing copper wiring from a facility in Franklin County on Monday.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Joshua Hayes, 31 and Brandon Dillon, 27, were charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Officials say the arrests resulted from an ongoing investigation into a rash of copper and scrap-related thefts from the former Cooper Wood facility on Grassy Hill Road.

During their investigation, deputies found Hayes and Dillon inside the facility with cutting tools and scrap copper wiring.

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected. If anyone has any information related to this or other crimes, please contact the office of the sheriff at (540) 483-3000.

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