GIDDINGS MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING $36,000 WORTH OF COPPER TUBING

Jose Guadalupe Morales was arrest for the theft of copper tubing.

Jose Guadalupe Morales was arrest for the theft of copper tubing.

Washington County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 35-year old Giddings man in connection with the theft of $36,000 worth of copper tubing.

Jose Guadalupe Morales was arrested on Thursday.  Deputies were investigating an incident in which  the copper tubing was stolen from a location on Old Navasota Road on January 6Sgts. Mark Whidden and Clay Bosse acted on a warrant.  Morales is in the Washington County Jail under a $5000 bond.