Deputies catch alleged copper thieves in the act

Richland County Sheriff's Department arrested a trio they say were caught in the act trying to steal copper from a business.

Deputies arrested and charged 24-year-old Broderick Carolina, 27-year-old Christopher Moore and 21-year-old Christian Brown with burglary.

The report said just before 2:00 AM on Monday, May 6, Carolina, Moore, and Brown forced entry through the back door of a business located at 2340 Broad River Road.