PALM DESERT (CBS) — A man suspected of stealing copper from a public library in Rancho Mirage was behind bars on Friday.
Deputies said in a news release that they received information from a recycling business in Banning regarding copper which was recently sold to them.READ MORE: LAPD Searching For 3 Men Suspected Of Posing As Construction Workers, Burglarizing Homes
Following an investigation, deputies say the copper fit the description of copper sheets stolen from the Rancho Mirage Library on July 2.READ MORE: Hideki Matsuyama Makes History As First Japanese Man To Win Golf Major
Authorities subsequently arrested 45-year-old Steven Cain at his home in Palm Desert.
Cain was booked into the Riverside County Jail on suspicion of grand theft, felony vandalism, possession of stolen property and commercial burglary, deputies added.MORE NEWS: Huntington Beach Police Declare Unlawful Assembly At 'White Lives Matter' Rally
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