Wichita Falls Man Accused of Stealing Nearly 12 Tons of Metal From Employer

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WICHITA FALLS --  Wichita Falls police are investigating a theft case involving a man who stole nearly 12 tons of metal from the company he worked for.

Ronald Gene Clark was arrested after police traced a previous case back to him, relating to an expensive steel tube that was sold as scrap metal. That tube was linked to Motion Industries, where Clark worked as an office manager.

Records showed Clark sold almost 12 tons of metal and received more than $29,000 in cash.

Clark later admitted he took the metal from the company, but wasn't aware of how much he stole.

He has been charged with theft and is out on a $20,000 bail.