3 men accused of West Virginia cell tower break-ins arrested

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Three men are accused of seven break-ins at cell tower sites in West Virginia and causing phone outages for anyone in the area with an emergency.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's office said Wednesday that Johnnie Boggess III, James Canfield and Jeremy Powers were arrested recently in the investigation.

The break-ins happened between August of last year and Jan. 14. Deputies found stolen cabling after responding to another incident which led to a break in the case.

The sheriff estimates the total cost of damage could be more than $100,000. Investigators also say there are more suspects who haven't been caught yet.



 
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