Harrisburg man charged in string of copper pipe thefts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Harrisburg man is facing charges for allegedly stealing copper pipes from three homes in Lower Paxton Township.

Michael E. Smith, Jr. was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with three counts of burglary.

Lower Paxton police said Smith broke into residences in the 5700 block of Ridgeview Dr., 5300 block of Jonestown Rd., and first block of Chiara Dr.

Smith was committed to Dauphin County Prison on $10,000 bail.

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