Man Who Escaped Rock House Mine Also Broke Into Another Mine Earlier This Year

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A man who was able to escape an abandoned mine has had a prior arrest for breaking into a Mine before.

According to court documents, Eddie Duane Williams was charged earlier this year for grand larceny, destruction of property, and trespassing.

Williams went to Alpha Natural Resources and stole 60 feet of copper mining wire with intent to sell.  It was valued at 1,216.20 dollars.

He is currently awaiting trial for these charges.

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