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Putnam County, WV authorities arrest two people for stealing copper

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Sean Travis - Arrested for stealing copper Sean Travis - Arrested for stealing copper
Charles Allen Thompson - Arrested for stealing copper Charles Allen Thompson - Arrested for stealing copper
PUTNAM COUNTY, WV -

Two people were arrested for stealing copper in Putnam County, WV.

Security guards at the Frontier Building located on Jacobson Drive in the Rock Branch Industrial Park called 911 after observing Shawn Kevin Travis of Huntington and Charles Allen Thompson of Kenova of stealing copper from the building.

Both Travis and Thompson fled on foot when Putnam County Deputies arrived on scene. One suspect was caught right away. The other suspect was apprehended a short distance away from the scene.

Travis is charged with entering without breaking, attempted grand larceny, and destruction of property & fleeing on foot.  Thompson, the second suspect, has charges pending including: entering without breaking, attempted grand larceny, and destruction of property.

The investigation is continuing at this time and additional charges are pending.