Kaufman Texas, - Kaufman County Sheriffs investigators have arrested Scott Arthur Thompson and charged him with two counts of burglary of a building and theft of copper under $20,000.00.
The charges stem from a call on February 29th, at approximately 8: am. in response to a burglary that had occurred at a residence in the 1400 block of Dickerson Road. The homeowner stated that he had come to check on his property, and someone had broken into his home and stripped copper wiring from several places within the residence. The homeowner reported that over time, other property was stolen as well. Kaufman County investigators were able to locate a suspect and after completing their investigation, investigators found Thompson at his residence loading his truck with the reported property that was taken from the residence on Dickerson Road. Thompson was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center where bond was set at $15,000.00.
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