Cops: Man tried stealing copper after he was fired from auto body shop

A Remsenburg man was arrested Wednesday morning for stealing copper from the Greenport auto body shop where he worked, Southold Town police said.

Tyler Schieffelbian, 28, was caught taking copper shortly after he was fired from his job, police said.

Mr. Schieffelbian was arrested for the petit larceny, transported to headquarters, processed and released on cash bail, according to a police press release.