Franklin County Man Pleads Guilty To Copper Thefts

In Franklin County, a man accused of stealing copper from an electrical substation admits to the crime

Earl Byrd, Jr. pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted receiving stolen property.

He was sentenced to a month in jail and ordered to pay more than $500 in fines.

The other suspect in the case, Aaron Michael Byrd, didn't show up for court, so the judge issued a bench warrant.

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  • by Steve Location: KY. on Oct 25, 2007 at 04:06 AM
    Why ammend the charge? Charge the sob with theft! We're never going to stop this kind of thing, if they don't prosecute these ***holes to the max.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Oct 24, 2007 at 01:29 PM
    Well I can tell you one thing. He didn't get my shiny copper pennies! I put 'em in the bank!


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