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Local man arrested after rash of cut cables


August 22, 2018

Sweet Home police have arrested a Sweet Home man in connection to approximately 20 cases of cutting and damaging phone, cable and power lines and boxes.

Brandon Scott Schatz, 29, has been charged with three counts of second-degree criminal mischief, two counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree criminal mischief and possession of meth.

Police Chief Jeff Lynn said additional charges are pending the continuing investigation.

Police have been dealing with related calls since Sunday, Aug. 12, Lynn said. Schatz was first arrested in connection with the cases on Aug. 14.


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