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Three Charged With Copper Thefts

Posted April 3, 2008

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— Three Carthage men were arrested Wednesday for the March 28 theft of construction materials from a location off of Camp Easter Road, near Southern Pines. Copper wire, copper water lines, aluminum windows and air condensing units were stolen from the location.

Jacob Robertson, 19, of 632 Mcintosh Road, Benjamin Lynthacum, 21, of 3685 Union Church Road, and Brandon Estelow, 20, 1323 Summer Hill Church Road were charged with breaking and entering, felony larceny and possession of stolen goods.

The three suspects were being held on bond.


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  • jlvjohnson Apr 3, 2008


  • mugofstout2 Apr 3, 2008

    What a filthy looking bunch. Hope they do some hard time. Time to send a message about metal theft.

  • bs101fly Apr 3, 2008

    i say let them get away with. so they stole some wiring, big deal.
    your government has been stealing from you since birth!!!

  • POINT BLANK Apr 3, 2008

    Not exactly top of food chain material

  • WHEEL Apr 3, 2008

    Now lets hear from the Bleeding Hearts that it is societies fault for the price of copper and aluminum being so high that it is tempting to steal.

  • trhet Apr 3, 2008

    They look smart! Mu ha ha ha

  • Ready for Summer Apr 3, 2008

    Probably to buy drugs. What a shame!!

  • jimbo141 Apr 3, 2008

    now see what a 6th grade education get's ya!!!