BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- A man is behind bars Wednesday for stealing copper. 27-year-old Eddie Bickham turned himself in this morning, after finding out that the theft was caught on a security camera.
BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- The demand for copper is on the rise, and so are the number of thefts. Right now, copper is selling for $2.70 a pound. Local recyclers say that's higher than it has been in a long time.