2 Wood Co. men arrested for copper theft

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WINNSBORO, TX - Two Wood County men were arrested Monday for stealing an A/C unit from a Wood County home.

Wood County deputies received a call that a possible burglary was in progress in the 4800 block of Highway 11, in the Winnsboro area. When authorities arrived at the residence they were informed by the complainant that the two suspects had left in an older model dodge truck.

According to Wood County officials, after the deputies made contact with the suspect vehicle, the two occupants admitted to stealing an outside air conditioning unit from the residence.

Shane Lemons, 21, and Thomas Allen Moss, 18, both of Winnsboro, were arrested for theft of copper. Lemons also had a charge for theft out of Denton County.

Lemon's bond has been set at $6,000 and Moss's bond is $5,000.