Atmore woman accused of stealing copper wire from local business in custody

Published 5:33 pm Monday, July 8, 2024

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An Atmore woman was taken into custody on suspicion of stealing several thousands of dollars worth of copper wiring from a local business, according to officials.

Atmore Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said on June 24, at approximately 2:15 a.m., officers were notified of a theft from a local business that occurred a few days prior to the report.

The on-call investigator worked with the victim and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office to identify the suspects,” McMann said. “Nakia Buxton, age 48, of Atmore was identified as a suspect and was taken into custody. The case is still under investigation and additional arrests are possible.”

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Buxton was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center on July 2, 2024.