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Columbus man arrested after stealing $71,000 of copper wire

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police havearrested a man who was caught with thousands of dollars in stolen copper wire.

A tip led Columbus policeto Whisper Drive where a U-Haul trailer packed with thousands of pounds ofstolen copper wire was found.

They arrested 22-year-old ThaddusWalker on the charge of bringing stolen property into the state.

Police say it's part ofthe $71,000 worth of copper wire that was stolen from a Jacksonville warehouse.

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