Conservation Officer arrests suspect in alleged copper theft

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INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana Conservation officer arrests an Indianapolis man in connection with a theft at Fort Harrison State Park.

Conservation Officer Jet Quillen arrested Michael A. Redding, 34, late Saturday night on charged of felony burglary and theft.

The arrest is the result of an investigation that began April 9th when he allegedly broke into a building on Fort Harrison State Park property and removed cable containing copper wire.

Evidence on scene led Officer Quillen to Redding, and after an interview Redding admitted to his involvement in the incident.