The Territorial Command of Aveiro, through the Territorial Office of Águeda, stopped on 5th February, in the parish of Aguada de Cima – Águeda, two men aged 37 and 43 years, for theft of non precious metals.
The two men were arrested following a complaint by a citizen who warned that two men were found on their agricultural land burning waste. The military moved to the scene and detained the two suspects caught in the act of burning of copper wire.
More than a ton of copper wire was seized, several tools were used to cut the copper wire and a light goods truck.
The two men were constituted defendants and subject to expiration of identity and residence.