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Authorities identify suspect accused of stealing copper wire

He was driving a 1988 to 2001 Chevrolet Blazer and has distinctive tattoos on both arms, according to a social media post by authorities.
Officials said the suspect has distinctive tattoos on both arms.
Officials said the suspect has distinctive tattoos on both arms.(KPD)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 12:28 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 2:28 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Police Department officers have identified a man believed to have stolen thousands of dollars of copper wire from a construction site.

On April 15, officials said the suspect stole four rolls of copper wire from a site located at 1705 St. Mary’s Street in Knoxville. The wire was reportedly valued at $2,500.

He was driving a 1988 to 2001 Chevrolet Blazer and has distinctive tattoos on both arms, according to a social media post by authorities.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip to East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers online or by text at **TIPS. Tipsters may remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward.

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