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Employee charged in the theft of AT&T wire

Posted March 11, 2010 9:36 a.m. EST

— 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.