• Vt. man charged with embezzling copper wire
     | November 06,2012

    COLCHESTER — Vermont police say a Swanton man has been charged with embezzling large quantities of copper wire from a cable company where he worked as a supervisor and selling it to a scrap metal dealer in New York.

    Colchester police say 44-year-old Stephen Davis is accused of stealing more than 14,000 pounds of wire from Champlain Cable Corp. in Colchester and selling it for more than $46,700.

    Police say Davis also is facing a charge of income tax fraud for failing to report the income.

    Davis was arrested Monday. Police say the investigation is continuing and more arrests are possible.

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