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Salisbury Man Arrested for Burglarizing City Building

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Christopher Gibbs Christopher Gibbs

SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police have arrested a man accused of burglarizing a locked complex at the Salisbury city's public works facility.

Officers on Aug. 23 responded to a reported burglary at the facility located at 500 Mack St. Police said a further investigation revealed that 50-year-old Christopher Gibbs, of Salisbury, entered the locked complex at around 11:50 p.m. and stole copper wire from the back of a truck. On Sept. 6 at around 3:40 a.m., police said Gibbs was discovered inside the locked complex near a storage building.

An officer found Gibbs on Sept. 9 while conducting a routine surveillance check on the complex. Officers report they saw Gibbs pry open a locked storage area and remove a roll of copper wire. Officers arrested Gibbs while he attempted to leave the complex with the wire, police said.

Gibbs was charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary,theft less than $1,000, theft scheme, rouge and vagabond and turned over to the custody of Wicomico Central Booking.

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