Bakersfield Police Department detectives on Friday located and arrested Dean Donn Mudford, 43, on suspicion of prior copper wire thefts of city of Bakersfield property.

Mudford is suspected of removing copper wire from various locations throughout the city. He was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and possession of stolen property.

Anyone with information regarding the case was encouraged to call the BPD at 327-7111 or Detective John Blunt at 326-3964.

-- The Californian