SABLE helps nab alleged copper thieves

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputies used the SABLE helicopter to find two men over the weekend wanted for allegedly stealing copper.

Deputies say Daniel Johnson and Brent McGhee had several pieces of cut copper ground cable from a Duke Energy power station on Blue Clay Road.

Both men were charged with felony larceny, trespassing, and damage to property.

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