The investigation continues into a string of metal and copper wire thefts.  Pettis County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three residents Wednesday in connection to the crimes.

Amy Karigan, 42, Kathleen Kraft, 22, – both of Sedalia – and Kevin Clark, 31, of Hughesville are being held in the county jail.  Karigan is accused of stealing and possession of a controlled substance.  Her bond was set at $25,000 dollars.  Kraft has been charged with second degree burglary with a bond of $5,000.  Clark was taken into custody on an active warrant.  He is being held on a $25,000 bond on charges of second degree burglary.

According to Sheriff Kevin Bond, additional arrests are pending.