Laclede County Deputies Make Arrest In Copper Caper

Laclede County deputies have apprehended two individuals, Jason Guehrer from Waynesville and Ladonna Barker from Lebanon, on allegations of stealing copper wires from a convenience store in Dallas County.

The theft occurred at the Old Richardson gas station in Long Lane. The establishment’s owner reported that numerous copper wires had been forcibly removed from the ceiling and walls. It is approximated that the damage amounts to about $5,000. Both Guehrer and Barker now face charges of burglary, theft, and property theft in connection with this incident.