CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police have arrested two suspects in connection with the theft of copper downspouts and piping from the city's East End.
Brittany Renee Vandale, 21, of Charleston, was arrested on Monday and charged with transfer and receiving stolen property. On Tuesday, police arrested Jerrith Edward Witt, 22, also of Charleston, on burglary charges.
Authorities say that Vandale and Witt stole hundreds of pounds of copper throughout the neighborhood. Additional charges may be filed as the investigation continues.Both suspects are currently being held in the South Central Regional Jail.