Arrest made for stealing wire from a utility

A looter has been arrested after taking copper and aluminum wire from a storm ravaged area. Boone County Deputies arrested 22-year-old Robert Graham Powers, of Seth, after finding stolen wire at his home. Damaging a public utility is a felony that can lead to one to three years in prison and up to a $5000 fine. Deputies reported finding several hundred pounds of copper and aluminum wire at Powers' home. Workers from Appalachian Power confirmed it belongs to them.