Vermont Copper Embezzlement

Vermont police say a Swanton, Vermont man has been charged with embezzling large quantities of copper wire from a cable company where he worked as a supervisor and selling it to a scrap metal dealer in New York.

Colchester Police say 44-year-old Stephen Davis is accused of stealing more than 14,000 pounds of wire from Champlain Cable Corporation in Colchester and selling it for more than $46,700.

Police say Davis also is facing a charge of income tax fraud for failing to report the income.