With the number of growing copper thefts in the area, the Sevier County Sherriff’s Department has arrested a duo believed to be connected to a number of related crimes.
Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals said after a wave of copper tubing, propane tank, and air conditioning coil thefts took place Aug. 22 near the Ski Mtn. area, a joint investigation was launched by the Sheriff’s Department and Gatlinburg Police Department.
The subjects were caught in the act by a video surveillance camera and an attempt to locate them was put out to all Sevier County law enforcement units.
That evening Gatlinburg officers spotted the vehicle and the pair was taken into custody for investigation.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.