Suisun City police arrested two men on Tuesday for allegedly stealing copper wire from the Irving H. Lambrecht Sports Complex.
According to the Daily Republic, at about 3:30 a.m, police were notified that two men, one of whom was carrying a backpack, had left a white truck on nearby Hickam Circle. The two were said to have walked onto the field at the complex located on Peterson Road in an unincorporated area of Suisun.
Police arrived to the scene and placed the vehicle and the area under surveillance. At around 5 a.m. the vehicle was stopped near Walters Road and Pintail Dr.
According to the Daily Republic, police arrested James Scott Ferguson, 49, or Fairfield, and Christopher Lee Newcomer, 35, of Suisun after finding copper wire in the bed of the truck. Officers determined the copper came from the complex.
Police said there has been many other occurrences and have alerted the community of recent copper wire thefts within the city.
Ferguson and Newcomer were booked into the Solano County jail on charges of grand theft, possession of stolen property and possession of burglary tools.
The Daily Republic: Police arrest 2 after Suisun copper wire theft
The Reporter: Suspects arrested in copper thefts in Suisun City
Suisun City Patch: Police Arrest Suspects In Copper Wire Theft