Amarillo Police Arrest Suspected Copper Thieves

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 02/07 2014 10:08AM

Updated 02/07 2014 06:05PM

AMARILLO -- On Thursday at 1:35 p.m., Amarillo Police were sent to the 4500 block of S Mirror on someone possibly stealing copper wire out of houses under construction. 

When officers arrived they found the suspect’s unoccupied vehicle. 

The officers followed footprints in the snow to another house where they located two individuals inside the house. One suspect was acting as a look out while the other was up in the attic area; both subjects were found to be in possession of cooper wire. 

Danny Jarmillo, 29, and Alex Rodriguez Orozco, 17, were arrested and transported to Randall County Jail on charges of Theft of Material a State Jail Felony.

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