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Published May 17, 2013, 09:10 PM

West Fargo man sentenced to prison in copper theft

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A West Fargo man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a copper theft.

By: Associated Press, Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A West Fargo man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a copper theft.

A jury found Soran Kaka guilty of burglary and theft of property after authorities say he and two other men stole more than $50,000 worth of copper wire from a Burleigh County electric shop.

Joel Lumbreras and Jerry Dean pleaded guilty in the case. Lumbreras was sentenced to 18 months and Dean one year in prison.

The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/112pCcj) that Kaka also faces a criminal conspiracy charge in Cass County for stealing $72,000 worth of copper from a Fargo electric store.

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