200 pounds of copper stolen from Smith Co. property

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man reported that someone stole 200 lbs of copper from his property located on FM 1804 in Smith County.

The man reportedly told investigators he had dug up about 40 feet of copper wire when he purchased the land.

Authorities said the owner had put the copper wire in a pile in plain view on his land.

It's unknown exactly when the copper theft happened.

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