Mississippi man arrested, accused of stealing copper pipe from plumbing company

Published 5:42 am Tuesday, July 26, 2022

A Mississippi man is accused of stealing more than $18,000 worth of copper from a plumbing company.

On July 5, Tupelo police responded to reports of a break-in at Southern Bath & Kitchen at 137 Wallace Street.

The business reported that a large amount of copper line was stolen in the burglary.

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After an investigation, Tupelo police arrested Russell Allen Reich, 35, of Mooreville. Reich was charged with burglary of a commercial building.

His bond was set at $30,000.