Ex-employee at Nordex investigated for metal theft

JONESBORO, AR (AP) - Jonesboro police are investigating a former supervisor at the Nordex USA wind turbine plant over missing scrap metal.

The company said Thursday that the supervisor wasn't authorized to sell the scrap and keep the money for himself. The scheme cost Nordex more than $14,000.

Detective Chad Hogard of the Jonesboro Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division is investigating. The alleged thefts occurred in July and August. The company says the employee was fired in September.

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