2 Accused Of Stealing Copper From Local Church

This morning, Tyler Police were called to Primera Asemblea De Dios Church in Tyler on a report of two men seen stealing copper and metal from the church's construction site.

The men attempted to sell the copper at Tyler Iron and Metal, where police were able to catch and arrest them.

The two men arrested are Ronald Carter, 49, of Tyler and Gordon Oliver Taylor, 39, also of Tyler.

They're charged with burglary of a building.

ckhalil@kltv.com / Cathryn Khalil