TEXAS CITY — Police on Monday charged two men with theft of copper and criminal mischief.
Michael Burnette, 49, from League City, and Harry Gibbins, 31, from Huntsville, were taken into custody after police were called out to the 1500 block of Second Avenue North around 2:30 p.m. Monday, Police Chief Robert Burby said.
The two men matched the description of two suspicious individuals described by witnesses, Burby said.
Police allege officers found both men in possession of copper wiring that had been cut in the area, Burby said.
Burnette’s bonds totaled $25,000 while Gibbins’s bonds totaled $35,000.