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Garner police: Man tried to steal copper from police construction site

Posted August 28, 2014 9:57 a.m. EDT
Updated August 28, 2014 11:50 a.m. EDT

Kevin James Rickard

— A 22-year-old Garner man was charged Thursday after police say he tried to steal about $1,000 from the Garner Police Department. 

Kevin James Rickard, of 2000 Kelly Glen Drive, is charged with attempted larceny.

According to an arrest warrant released Thursday, he tried to steal copper from a construction site where the Garner Police Department is building a new station. He was arrested on Seventh Avenue in Garner after running from police.

Rickard received a $15,000 bond Thursday.