Police nab alleged copper thief

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CHANDLER -- On Thursday August 7, 2008 at 5:30 am, 28 year - old Curtis J. Davis was arrested for copper theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Police were dispatched to 912 West Chandler Blvd reference a theft in progress. Patrol Officers arrived on scene and caught Davis in possession of copper from the rooftops of several buildings in the complex. Davis's vehicle was parked just north of the complex.

Davis admitted to stealing copper from these buildings on eight different occasions during the past two months and selling the copper at a local 24-hour recycling yard in Phoenix.