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Copper Stolen From Dominion Virginia Power; 2 Arrested

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Dee Marie Loving Dee Marie Loving
William Mckendrie Jefferies William Mckendrie Jefferies

CHARLES CITY, VA—Two people have been arrested after police say they broke into a Dominion Virginia Power substation and stole copper in Charles City County.

Charles City deputies respond to the Dominion Virginia Power substation on Chambers Road.

Deputies stopped a blue van they witnessed attempting to leave the substation. After a search of the vehicle, officers found a large amount of copper and burglary tools.

William Mckendrie Jefferies, 39, of N. Ivy Ave in Highland Springs has been charged with one count each of entering property to commit damage, trespassing on public utility property, possession of burglary tools and grand larceny.

Dee Marie Loving, 35, of the 200 block of Huntsman Road in Sandston has been charged with one count each of entering property to commit damage, accessory to possession of burglary tools and accessory to commit grand larceny as a result of the incident.

Jefferies is being held in Riverside Regional Jail without bond. Loving was released on bond.

Both have scheduled court appearances at the Charles City County General District court for arraignment on November 7, 2012.

Copyright 2012 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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