SPOKANE, Wash. -- Police arrested two suspects Sunday morning for copper-wire theft.
Officers responded to N. Regal near E. Olympic after a neighbor reported two men who looked to be trying to steal copper wire from a vacant home.
Authorities found the two suspects a couple of blocks away. They said they had a bag of cut copper wire with them.
Joshua Barber, 22, and Ryan Patchen were both arrested for 3rd Degree Theft.
Patchen was also charged with Possession of a Dangerous Weapon after police found brass knuckles on him during the arrest.