Deputies: Sebastian County Suspect Stole $7,500 Worth Of Copper
SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect they say stole $7,500 worth of copper, according to a news release.
Deputies say that between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Feb. 24 at Marion Lane and Highway 71 South in Fort Smith, a witness saw a vehicle leaving a business that hadn’t yet opened for the day.
The witness told deputies the vehicle was not associated with the business, and they went to investigate the matter, the release states. According to deputies, the witness said someone had cut through the fence that went around the business and took copper wire from some nearby trailers.
The suspect’s vehicle was described as a small old station wagon, according to authorities.
Deputies said the value of the stolen copper wire was around $7,500.
The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the sheriff’s office at 479-783-1051 or the crimestoppers tip line at 78-CRIME.