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Two Men Steal Whole Bridge, Attempt to Sell It

Oct 17, 2011 | 5:02 PM    Written By: John S
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Two Pennsylvania brothers stole an entire bridge, and then attempted unsuccessfully to sell it. Benjamin Jones, 24, and Alexander Jones, 25, of New Castle, Pa. used a blowtorch to dismantle seldom used Covert's Crossing Bridge.

They then attempted to sell the 50-foot privately owned 5.5 ton steel structure as scrap for $5,000. But the recycling company got suspicious and contacted the authorities.

The Jones brothers face felony charges of criminal mischief, theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy.

Source: smokingsection.uproxx.com

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