Deputies in Montcalm County caught two people trying to steal metal for scrap.
21 year old Trevor Haynak and a 16 year old from Ithaca were confronted by a property owner when they were spotted carrying some metal objects in the village of Crystal Sunday.
Deputies say they planned to sell the item for scrap. The metal items were returned to the owner.
Haynak was arrested on a misdemeanor larceny charge. The juvenile could also face charges.