Suspect arrested for copper wire theft in Bakersfield

Accused man removed copper wire from city property

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A suspected copper thief in Bakersfield was arrested on Friday.

On Feb. 8, detectives with the Bakersfield Police Department found and arrested a man for previous copper wire thefts of the City of Bakersfield property.

Officials said 43-year-old Dean Donn Mudford allegedly removed copper wire from various locations throughout the city.

According to police, Mudford was arrested for petty theft and possession of stolen property.

Anyone with information is urged to call the BPD at 327-7111.


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