Couple Accused of Stealing Copper to Pay for Wedding

September 28, 2011 Updated Sep 28, 2011 at 10:12 AM EDT

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Couple Accused of Stealing Copper to Pay for Wedding

September 28, 2011 Updated Sep 28, 2011 at 10:12 AM EDT

A Pennsylvania couple stands accused of stealing copper wire from utility poles to pay for their wedding, according to a story in the Beaver County (Pa.) Times.

According to the report, a 24-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man are facing counts of theft, criminal conspiracy and criminal mischief for allegedly cutting the copper wire from 18 utility poles on August 9. 

The man reportedly told police that the couple was planning to get married during the upcoming weekend and that he had lost his job.

Read the Beaver County Times story HERE.