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Employee charged in the theft of AT&T wire

Posted March 11, 2010

— A Pikeville man faces two counts of larceny by an employee in connection with the theft of nearly $12,000 worth of copper wire belonging to AT&T early this week.

Christopher Wayne Tyndall, 42, of 1281 Capps Bridge Road, was also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed in the Wayne County jail under a $11,000 bond.

Detectives with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said they recovered the wire and returned it to AT&T.


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  • archmaker Mar 11, 2010

    ...and that's why i have at&t wire-less!

  • Weaker Pelosi Mar 11, 2010

    If you are going to get fired, make sure it is not for stealing. Nobody will hire a theif, not even Burger King.

  • SK Mar 11, 2010

    Apparently, there wasn't enough of a charge, otherwise there'd be a lot less paperwork...

  • wcumom Mar 11, 2010

    No Job,No smoke,Just charges! Way to go Dude!

  • Outlaw Josey Wales Mar 11, 2010

    I guess he needed some extra money to buy his drugs, not very smart at all.