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Two New Mexico Men Caught Stealing Copper Wire From Pump Jack Site

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEW MEXICO - Two New Mexico men were caught red handed stealing copper wire from a pump jack site.

Jesus Arenivas and Paul Litty, Junior, face several charges including larceny.

Early Monday morning, lea county deputies approached a truck parked next to a pump jack.

The truck sped away beginning a high speed chase.

We're told it came to an end when they drove through a fence, jumped out and fled on foot.

Both were caught and arrested.

Deputies discovered stolen copper wire in their truck worth $1,500.

But the damage they did by trying to get the copper will cost over $3,000.

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