Joshua Bessey arrested at gunpoint on charge of scrapping - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Suspected scrapper arrested at gunpoint

Jacob & Joshua Bessey Jacob & Joshua Bessey

Two men are arrested after a scrap metal theft from a construction site.

Officers say Joshua Bessey and Jacob Bessey stole copper from a construction site.

According to a police report, officer caught up with Joshua at his mother's apartment. Officers say he tried to hide and they had to force him out at gunpoint.

This isn't Bessey's first arrest for scrapping, he was arrested in 2010 for allegedly stealing a bronze plaque from a veteran's monument in Mount Washington.

Both were taken to the Hamilton County jail.

Joshua is being held on a charge of obstruction of justice. Jacob is facing a theft charge.

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