JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY - An alleged copper theft thief is caught trying to sell it off for cash.
Derek Tate is accused of taking copper off of a Penelec substation on Dishong Mountain Road, in Cambria County.
The theft happened back in December.
The 22-year old was identified and taken in to custody after he tried selling the copper at a scrap yard for cash.
Penelec says he caused nearly $12,000 in damages.