Thieves take copper wire from walls of Augusta residence

An Evans woman told Richmond County deputies that someone broke into her property in Augusta and stole copper wire, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

Deborah James reported that the break-in occurred between Thursday afternoon and Monday at a residence she owns at 2135 McNutt Road. Thieves kicked in the front door and took an electric water heater and a stainless steel kitchen sink valued at $950. They also ripped out drywall throughout the building in order to take the copper wire, the report said.

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