Police arrest two in series of battery thefts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Two people suspected of stealing batteries from semi trucks and construction equipment were arrested over the weekend in Colorado Springs.

Officers said they were investigating a series of thefts over the past three weeks when they caught two men with four stolen batteries in their possession.

Police said Deshante Mullett and Michael Radka were arrested on numerous felony charges.

Investigators said they believe the men were stealing the batteries to sell them for scrap.

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