2 arrested during attempted wire heist

Ard. (Source: GCSO)

ANDREWS, S.C. (WCIV) -- Georgetown County deputies arrested two people on charges of stealing copper wire from a business.{}

According to the sheriff's office, deputies were dispatched to Andrews Wire Friday afternoon on reports of suspicious noise coming from the building. While clearing the building, deputies found a man hiding and a woman trying to run from the area in a vehicle.{}

Deputies identified the duo as 31-year-old James Matthew Chavis and 25-year-old Denise Ard.{}

Chavis and Ard were charged with third-degree burglary and possessing burglary tools. More charges may be pending, officials said.{}

Chavis and Ard are currently being held at the{}Georgetown County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.