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Three arrested for stealing copper wire

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

BENTON -- Three Benton men were arrested in connection to several thousand dollars' worth of copper wire being stolen from a Scott County farmer.

Mathew Bristow, 26, Jeffrey Bunch Jr., 23, and Michael Gunter, 20, were arrested after a short car chase Thursday night, according to a Scott County Sheriff's Department news release. The three men are allegedly linked to the theft of copper wires from an irrigation center pivot, according to the release.

For more on the story see today's Standard Democrat.