POSTED: 7:57 p.m. HST, Apr 26, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 4:57 a.m. HST, Apr 27, 2011
Two Kona men were in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of stealing copper.
The men, age 31 and 48, were arrested Monday afternoon after personnel at a religious facility found them allegedly trying to take copper material from a renovation.
The employees detained the suspects until police arrived.
Detectives linked the two men to another incident of copper theft and arrested them on suspicion of that offense at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.