A 28-year-old man and his 22-year-old partner were arrested in the last hours in Villa Elisa accused of stealing cables from the public power line, police sources reported.
The couple was arrested by personnel from the twelfth police station when they fled through Camino Centenario and 404 aboard a Fiat Duna with several coils of cables that they had previously stolen.
As reported, the authorities received a 911 alert about the aforementioned crime, in 9 between 419 and 420, Villa Elisa. Immediately, they went to the place, where they met with a neighbor who contributed characteristics of the accused. The indicated couple, who was detected when he was fleeing for Centenario. Officers seized the vehicle and found several coils of power lines, it was said.
In another intervention for “stealing cables”, a 34-year-old man was arrested after being discovered red-handed, when he tried to steal cables from a light pole in Abasto, on 520 and 197 streets. The police seized a plastic-handled pliers a scissors (cuts padlocks), a knife with a silver blade and 30 meters of electricity network cable.