COPPER THEFT ARREST - A local man has been arrested in the recent theft of copper at a couple of locations in north Decatur. John Edward Gibbon Jr., 32, of Alvord was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft of material (copper) less than $20,000. Sgt. Gerald Wright with the Decatur Police Department said Gibbon turned himself in after seeing himself in a surveillance photo distributed through the Wise County Messenger newspaper and Facebook page. He is accused of stealing copper from Wise Electric Co-op and Perkins Construction earlier this month. Wright said Decatur Police and the Wise County Sheriff's Office worked together to investigate the thefts. The total value of the stolen copper was $1,037.50.