PRESS RELEASE: Arrest made in copper wire thefts

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Major Karry Walker (W) 864-624-2008, (C) 864-643-6225

 

CLEMSON POLICE DEPARTMENT:  Arrested Travis Evett Walters for 6 counts of Grand Larceny (16-13-0030(B) 4 counts of Petit Larceny (16-13-0030(A) and Burglary 3rd degree (16-11-0313)

 

Between November 11, 2011 and February 14, 2012, the Clemson Police Department received numerous reports from AT&T located at 100 West Lane regarding thefts of copper wire from a secured fenced area.  On February 14, at approximately 4:02 am, this agency received a call regarding a suspicious person at the AT&T Building; officers responded and found the accused Travis Evett Walters, 108 Park Street, Easley inside the fenced area with the intent to steal items.  The value of items stolen is approximately $15,000.  The accused was arrested at the scene.  His bond is $35,000 surety.