Two Howard County Brothers Caught Stealing Wire, Metal

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

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.