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Man Caught Stealing Electrical Wire

Last updated on Wednesday, February 3, 2010

(BLOOMFIELD, IN) - A Bloomfield man was taken into police custody Tuesday morning for allegedly taking stealing electrical wiring.

Police officials discovered a Jeep Cheroke parked along Shingle Mill Road with a note that said the vehicle had broken down and would soon be removed.

Officers then checked an abandoned residence near the car where they caught 44-year-old Gregory Thatcher in the act.

The man the fled the scene and led officers on a brief chase.

Authorities say that Thatcher was taken into police custody.

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