Police interrupt man cutting wiring in Columbia business
Sep 27, 2011 1:46:00 PM - thestate.com
An Eastover man was jailed today on suspicion he was trying to steal copper wiring from a Columbia business.
Kenneth B. Billy was standing on a ladder cutting wiring in Grubbs-Ellis Propery Solutions, 3452 Main St., when police on routine patrol discovered him around 5 a.m.
The building was entered by force through its back door.
In addition to the ladder, Billy had wire cutting tools and a bag containing copper wiring, police said.
He was booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center today, charged with petit larceny.
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