Couple arrested, accused of stealing copper gutters

POSTED: 6:57 AM Jul 18 2013   UPDATED: 7:05 AM Jul 18 2013
FARMVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

Officials in Farmville arrested two people, accused of stealing copper gutters.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office said David Whitfield, Jr., 23, and his pregnant girlfriend, Stephanie Awadallah, stole copper gutters and sold them to metal recyclers.

Whitfield Jr. is charged with felony larceny.

Both face several other charges, including felony obtaining property by false pretense.

Whitfield Jr. was placed under a $15,000.00 secure bond.

Awadallah was arrested and given a $3,000.00 bond.