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Copper Theft

Copper Thieves Becoming An Expensive Problem For Bay Area Towns

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco

A recent rash of copper thefts has swept the Bay Area, leaving many local governments literally struggling to keep the lights on. In the North Bay ...

Police: Electrocution Victim Died Trying To Steal Copper Wire From Live Power LInes

Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

Police say a man who was fatally electrocuted Wednesday night likely died during a failed attempt to steal copper wire from a utility pole. Lockpor...

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed . . . And Something Stolen From A Utility Pole

Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

If gold is for a 50th wedding anniversary and silver is for a 25th, then copper is for the wedding day itself. At least that's the case for a brid...

Watch: Copper Thieves Leave Florida Highway In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

One Florida highway needs the light of the law shone onto it - after thieves have rendered the street lights inoperable by stealing the copper wiring ...

Copper Thieves Target City Schools

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

Over the past week, San Francisco schools have been hit with a rash of copper thefts. Starting on August 10th, copper pipes were stolen from a constru...