Home Depot loss prevention thwarts wire theft
A Niles woman was arrested on Monday following the theft of two rolls of electrical wire from Home Depot.
Boardman police took Michelle Rafferty, 30, of Woodland Chase Boulevard, into custody after a loss prevention officer at Home Depot on Southern Boulevard stopped her. Loss prevention told police they saw her with two rolls of wire in her purse.
Rafferty was with a man during the theft and gave police his name. Loss prevention believe the man got away with some electric wire; he has not been arrested.
Rafferty was released on a summons. Her arraignment has not been set.