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Three Arrested for Copper Burglary
Three Arrested for Copper Burglary

Springfield Police have arrested three people accused of burglary, theft and criminal damage to a residence.

Thomas and Steven and Steven Bramblett were taken in to custody following a burglary on the 1600 block of North 19th Street. Witnesses say two of the suspected burglars were carrying bags containing construction tools and copper pipe.

Police say the home being burglarized was being remodeled and the back door had been force open. The owner verified the tools were his and had been stolen.

Over the past two months the Zepps and Bramblett have sold over 130 pounds of copper to local salvage yards. Anyone with additional information on the three suspects or related crimes is encouraged to call crime stoppers.