HOWARD COUNTY - It's an ongoing problem in West Texas, thieves swiping expensive wire and metal.
On Wednesday, two brothers in Howard County were caught doing just that.
Deputies pulled over 21-year-old Thomas White and 17-year-old David White for a traffic violation.
That's when they noticed $1,300 worth of copper wire in the back of their truck.
A few minutes later, a worker drove up to the scene claiming the metal was missing from his company.
The brothers were charged with theft of metals.