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Last updated on Monday, December 16, 2013
(PERU) - A central Indiana man faces theft charges after police say he tore a power meter off of a house and used two spoons to illegally conduct electricity into the residence.
Miami County deputies say 22-year-old Johnny W. Harrington of Kokomo stole the Miami-Cass REMC's meter and unlawfully established power at the house. He was arrested Wednesday on a theft charge and is being held at the Miami County jail, where he faces a pending probation violation.
Miami-Cass REMC CEO Jim Yates tells the Kokomo Tribune the utility received an anonymous tip that Harrington had removed the meter and was stealing power.
He says that when a crew checked the house, they found that someone had replaced the meter with two spoon handles to conduct electricity into the residence.
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