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Thief caught on camera sentenced to 3 years

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A thief one of our viewers helped put behind bars has now been sentenced to three years in prison.

Hector Torres was recognized and placed under arrest for theft by taking after a surveillance video News Leader 9 aired in September of last year.

He jumped the fence at Randy Prather Construction and stole $3,000 worth of copper wiring along with a few ladders from the business.

Torres was sentenced to ten years in prison with three to serve and he has to pay the company more than $3,000 to cover what he stole.

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