Woman arrested in cable theft investigation

Woman arrested in cable theft investigation

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) - A cable theft in Caruthersville led to a drug arrest Friday evening.

Officers were called to the 300-block of East 10th Street in response to a case of cable theft.

When officers arrived, the victim said her neighbor was stealing her cable.

According to police, they found cable running from the victim's home to her neighbor's.

When officers went to the neighbor's house, she gave them permission to search the home.

During a search of the home, police found a disconnected cable bill notice, marijuana and other items associated with drug use.

Officers arrested the 54-year-old woman and took her to the Pemiscot County Justice Center.

Her name is being withheld until formal charges are filed.

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