Man arrested in Md. copper thefts
A 23-year-old Leonardtown man has been charged with stealing copper from local businesses, St Mary's County authorities said.
County authorities had been investigating the thefts since July and developed John M. Wood as a suspect, according to the county bureau of criminal investigations.
Police searched Wood's Point Lookout Road home on Friday.
Wood was charged with three counts of second-degree burglar and theft of more than $1,000 and less than $10,000.
-- Maria Glod
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