Charged stealing entire bridge

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Charged stealing entire bridge

Charged stealing entire bridge, Blow-torch toting brothers stole a bridge in western Pennsylvania and scored over $5,000 by hawking the scrap metal, police said.


Benjamin Arthur Jones, 24, and Alexander Williams Jones, 25, both of New Castle, Pa., are accused of breaking up the 50-foot steel bridge with a blowtorch in September and selling 15 1/2 tons of its scrap mental.

The older brother told a recycling company he had permission to dismantle and sell the privately-owned bridge but the company became suspicious and alerted the cops, authorities said. charged stealing entire bridge,

The crime shook the small town when the rarely used bridge disappeared. +50 foot steel bridge stolen,

"I couldn't believe it," Gary Bruce of New Castle Development, which owns the bridge, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette before the bandits were caught. "It's a lot of work."

Charged stealing entire bridge. Covert's Crossing bridge was in a wooded area about 60 miles northeast of Pittsburgh and is estimated to cost $100,000.

The pair was charged with criminal mischief, theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy. bridge scrapped 31,000 pounds $5,179,

Source: nydailynews

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