NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) A 38-year-old Fort Wayne man was arrested early Saturday on allegations he stole copper wire from an AEP facility in New Haven.
Police were called around 1:15 a.m. Saturday to the AEP facility located at 3500 Landin Road on a report of a theft in progress. Security officers on the scene reported that two people were inside a fenced-in area cutting copper wire, according to a report.
New Haven police arrived to see one of the suspect run south from the business and escape a K-9 track.
The other suspect, though, was found inside the fenced-in area. Calif A Kelsaw, 38, of Fort Wayne was arrested and charged with burglary, criminal trespassing and criminal mischief.
At the scene, police found a pair of bolt cutters and pieces of copper wire that had been cut off of the large spools of wire.
Police are still working to identity the second suspect.