Boone County Man Arrested For Water Theft

A man from Boone County has been arrested in connection with an ongoing water theft investigation by the West Virginia American Water Company and Boone County Sheriff’s Department.


50-year-old David Smith of Uneeda was arrested and charged with Procuring Water and Tampering with Pipes, Tubes and Conductors.


The case has been under investigation since March. At least 7 people have been arrested in connection with the water theft.



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