Man posing as DOT worker caught stealing wire in Auburn
AUBURN, Wash. A man posing as a state Transportation Department employee was caught stealing wire from a construction site along a freeway in Auburn.
State Trooper Jeff Merrill says a real Transportation Department employee became suspicious and called the patrol. The phony worker was arrested and jailed. The department's construction sites are among a number of places that have been plagued by metal thieves stealing wire and other property for recycling. (KOMO Radio)
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