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Vt. man ordered to pay $52,000 after copper theft

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NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man sentenced for stealing thousands of dollars' worth of copper wire from transformers has been ordered to pay $52,000 in restitution.

Raymond Earle of Wolcott was sentenced last year in Orleans Superior Court to 60 days in jail after pleading guilty to possession of stolen property.

The Caledonian Record reports Earle was accused of stealing copper on several occasions from the Lowell Asbestos Mine and selling it to a metals company in Hardwick.

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