2 arrested for metal theft in Victoria

Two men were arrested wednesday afternoon and charged with theft of metal wire totaling nearly 20 thousand dollars.

According to court documents 43-year-old Ismael Sauceda, of San Benito, was arrested after attempting to steal metal material including aluminum, copper and bronze earlier in the year.

His accomplice, 22-year-old Brandon Angel Nino, of San Benito, was also arrested for his role in the crime.

Both men have been charged with attempted theft of material and are currently being held in the Victoria County Jail in lieu of a $30,000 bond.