Man Arrested for Stealing Nearly $15,000 in Copper Wire

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - A Wichita Falls man is arrested after police say he stole wires from his employer.

23-year-old Allan Wayne Burgess was arrested for theft and two county warrants. Burgess was taken into custody at Bell Processing after he tried to sell them $15,000 worth of items that contained aluminum,  bronze and copper.

Police say those items were stolen from Wichita Manufacturing.

Burgess was Charged with Theft Under $20,000 of Wire or Cable 50% Aluminum Bronze, Copper.