Two Delaware teens arrested for stealing copper

New Castle County Police have linked the two teenagers to two copper wire burglaries in the state. 

Jon Lloyd, 18, and a 17-year-old were arrested, Monday night, as they were trespassing on the grounds of the NVF factory in Hockessin. Caught by the property owner, police say, the pair were trying to steal electrical copper wires from the facility. 

Detectives found during their investigation that Lloyd and the other teen were also behind a burglary that occurred at the factory late last month. That time, police say, the two broke in and stole 250 feet of electrical copper wire, worth approximately $2,500. 

Jon Lloyd, and his 17-year-old partner-in-crime, both of Wilmington, now face, among others, attempted burglary, felony theft and criminal mischief charges.

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