2 Arrested For Stealing Copper From Farm's Irrigation System - FOX 13 News

2 Arrested For Stealing Copper From Farm's Irrigation System

Posted: Updated:
(L-R) Minos Wilson, 36, and his nephew, 27-year-old Chad Wilson were taken into custody Thursday, police said. (Courtesy: Delaware State Police) (L-R) Minos Wilson, 36, and his nephew, 27-year-old Chad Wilson were taken into custody Thursday, police said. (Courtesy: Delaware State Police)
SUSSEX COUNT, Del. -

Delaware State Police say two men were taken into custody Thursday in connection after they allegedly stole copper wire from a Georgetown farm's irrigation system.

Police say their investigation started in January when troopers responded to a noise complaint over a chainsaw in a farm field on Deer Forrest Road.

Two empty pickup trucks were found when troopers arrived.

A police canine later picked up a scent from the pickup trucks to the home of one of the men believed to be involved.

Investigators say they learned the suspect and his nephew had allegedly cut several pieces of copper wire from an irrigation system before leaving the field when troopers arrived.

Delaware State Police say 36-year-old Minos Wilson and his nephew, 27-year-old Chad Wilson now face theft and other related charges.

Police say the two suspects were taken into custody when they arrived at a Delaware State Police building Thursday.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • VIDEO: Children Wed Parents During Self-Uniting Ceremony

    VIDEO: Children Wed Parents During Self-Uniting Ceremony

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:42:16 GMT
    Paul Resnik and Anne Marie Coughlin were married by their children at their home.
    Paul Resnik and Anne Marie Coughlin were married by their children at their home.
  • Gaggle Of Geese Making A Mess Of Emmaus Park

    Gaggle Of Geese Making A Mess Of Emmaus Park

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:57:03 GMT
    They may be Canada's least popular export: geese, or more exactly, goose droppings.
    They may be Canada's least popular export: geese, or more exactly, goose droppings.
  • Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:34:59 GMT
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices