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Wood Co. man busted for copper theft

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Michael Martin. Photo Source: Wood County Jail. Michael Martin. Photo Source: Wood County Jail.

QUITMAN, TX (KLTV) - Wood County deputies arrest a copper thief after a tip from a concerned citizen.

Wednesday, authorities in Wood County received a call about a man loading a copper radiator and vehicle batteries into the bed of his truck.

When officers arrived on the scene, the driver of the vehicle, Michael Martin, 35, of Quitman, admitted he did not have the owner's consent to be on the property or to remove anything from the property.

Martin was arrested for theft of copper. His bond was set at $2,500.

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