Two Knox County men arrested for allegedly stealing copper from vacant residence

Posted: Feb. 20, 2013 9:59 am Updated: Mar. 6, 2013 10:15 am

EDINA, Mo. -- Two Knox County men are being held in the Adair County Detention Center in Kirksville on $10,000 cash-only bond after they allegedly stole copper wire from a vacant residence.

The Knox County Sheriff's Department said the owner of the residence on Mo. 15, five miles south of Edina, reported that he spotted two men at the house around 3:15 p.m. Sunday.

Following an investigation, Larry E. Hubbard, 53, of Edina, and Sidney L. Hettinger, 54, of Novelty, were arrested on charges of second-degree burglary.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted with the investigation.