UPDATED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 9:27pm
COLLEGE STATION, Tx (KYLE) — A College Station man who didn't want to pay for his own electricity decided to steal someone else's.
20-year-old Harvey Manning allegedly took his neighbor's electric meter and used it for his unit.
Police were called to the Parkway Circle Apartments when a utilities worker noticed the missing meter.
Manning reportedly told police he took the meter so he could have power back in his apartment.
He was charged with criminal mischief.