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Two men allegedly stealing copper in broad daylight Friday are now behind bars.
Oldham County Police responded to the 9800 block of Ky. 329 in Prospect on Friday morning after a homeowner confronted and detained one of the men allegedly involved.
Police arrested 32-year-old Roscoe Thompson of Jeffersonville, Ind. about 10:30 a.m.
His alleged accomplice, 32-year-old William Schuler of Louisville, fled the scene and was shortly apprehended by police.
Thompson is charged with three counts theft by unlawful taking and three counts criminal mischief.
He is housed in the Oldham County Jail on a $5,000 bond.
Police found multiple outstanding warrants on Schuler in Jefferson County and he is now in custody of Louisville Metro Police.