Subject arrested for theft of power line wire

On February 2, 2012 Deputy Travis Turner received information that Arthur Jacobs had stolen some power line wire from an area on Old Center Point Road.  Deputy Turner located Arthur Jacobs and he admitted to stealing the wire.  The wire was new and was being used to replace power lines for Southwest Arkansas Electric Coop. in the rural Nashville area.  Deputy Turner arrested Arthur Jacobs w/m dob-1/24/1968 of 522 Cothren Loop Dierks, Ar. for Theft of Property.  Jacobs is in the Howard County Jail and his bond is set at $50,000.

Butch Morris
Howard County Sheriff