Alliance Coal officials reported that large amounts of copper were stolen from its property at a mining site.
Alliance Coal officials stated that they received information that two employees were involved in the theft.
Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office went to the residence of 35-year-old Johnathan Phillips and discovered large amounts of copper inside a garage.
Copper found in the garage was estimated to be over 20,000 lbs.
38-year-old Timothy Bryant was also charged for assisting Phillips in transporting the copper to his residence.
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