Woman sentenced in Rusk County copper theft
POSTED: Friday, June 15, 2012 - 1:37pm
UPDATED: Friday, June 15, 2012 - 3:00pm
HENDERSON — A split jury on Thursday convicted a 21-year-old woman on copper theft charges then sentenced her to a year in prison.
April Ann Morris, 21, of Caddo Mills, was found guilty after about five minutes of jury deliberation, according to Micheal Jimerson, Rusk County district attorney. He said Morris and her then-boyfriend, Jacob Earl Donahue, were seen by witnesses on U.S. 79 about five miles outside of Henderson cutting down wires in September 2011.
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