- July 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Investigators from several counties have recovered a large amount of stolen copper taken from a Muskogee scrap yard.
News On 6 showed surveillance video Monday of three men stealing a whole semi-trailer full of copper from Wheeler Metals. Investigators said thanks to the story, they got several tips about the suspects and the location of the copper.
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Muskogee and Mayes County deputies found and recovered most of the copper Tuesday night, which was hidden in a ravine near Salina.
“We received several tips a lot of it through Facebook social media sites. Investigators were able to take that and came out with a success,” Muskogee County Sheriff Andy Simmons said.
Investigators said they expect to make arrests soon.