Dothan Man Arrested in Connection with Copper Theft

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

On June 7, 2011 the Dothan Police Department asked for information regarding recent copper theft after which we received a tip that led investigators to a residence in the 500 block of West Burdeshaw Street where they came into contact with Marcus Council. During a search of Councils’ residence and vehicle investigators seized wire cutters, gloves, screw drivers, and metal copper cut from an air conditioning unit. Marcus Council was arrested for Possession of Burglary Tool’s with further charges pending.

The Dothan Police Department would like to thank everyone who called in yesterday with tips for their assistance with this case. Police are asking anyone with information about any recent copper theft cases to continue to call the Dothan Police Department or CrimeStoppers 334-793-7000.

Marcus Council, black male, 33 years of age, of West Burdeshaw Street was arrested and charged with Possession of Burglary Tool’s with a $25,000 bond.


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  • by Lois Location: Geneva on Jun 12, 2011 at 08:19 PM
    Wuz that copper thievery worth it ? Well I hope they let you out so you can pick up paper and trash up and down the streets of Dothan. Restitution they call it.Gives you something to think about, while you walking to and fro with a bag and a pick-up stick. Maybe a job would be better than stealing that little bit of copper.Everybody going along the road be pointing you out and saying theres ol'Marcus doing restitution for stealing a little bitty o bit of copper.Now if you had a job they wouldn't be saying that.
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