Police nab suspected copper thief

April 4, 2008 7:15:11 AM PDT
Authorities arrested a man wanted for stealing copper from cell phone towers. Christopher Burton Thomas, 36, ran off when Montgomery County sheriff's deputies arrived at his home last night. Officers tracked him down in a wooded area.

They believe he is responsible for the copper thefts from a cell phone tower north of Splendora.

Authorities also say there were several misdemeanor warrants out against him.

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