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SF man provides window into lucrative copper thefts

SF man provides window into lucrative copper thefts | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
If Bay Area authorities want to slow the epidemic of metal theft, they're going to have to get a handle on people like Dennis McGuire - and the forces that have made his pastime so lucrative. The 52-year-old San...
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Concord streets dark due to copper thieves - abc7news.com

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CONCORD, Calif. (KGO) -- Volunteers armed with flashlights are taking to some trails in Concord trying to help people find their way.
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Santa Cruz Man Jailed For Burglary After Leaving His Picture At ...

Santa Cruz Man Jailed For Burglary After Leaving His Picture At ... | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
A Santa Cruz man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly left a camera containing a picture of himself at the scene of a burglary, police said.
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Police seek information in business burglary | KFOR.com ...

Police seek information in business burglary | KFOR.com ... | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
OKLAHOMA CITY—Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three men who may know something about a burglary of business last week. Oklahoma City burglary investigators are looking into the burglary of the ...
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Copper Thieves Target Water Plants - CBS 47

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Copper Thieves Target Water Plants
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Copper thieves have a new target: your water. There's been a spike in copper wire theft at water plants. Fresno police have arrested two men.
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Thieves Targeting Pivot Irrigation Systems

Thieves Targeting Pivot Irrigation Systems | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Each theft causes about $10,000 in damage.
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Police: Teens stole copper, vandalized nursing home - Altoona Mirror

Police: Teens stole copper, vandalized nursing home
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BELLWOOD - Three teenagers face felony charges after Bellwood police said they broke into a former nursing home, stole copper and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.
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Copper Thieves Cost Taxpayers Thousands | WPRI.com

Copper Thieves Cost Taxpayers Thousands | WPRI.com | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Copper piping was stolen from two abandoned buildings in Fall River, and the crime not only created a health hazard, but greatly increased the repair cost for taxpayers.
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Copper Theft Nearly Causes Laconia, NH Home To Explode « CBS ...

Copper Theft Nearly Causes Laconia, NH Home To Explode « CBS ... | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Firefighters in Laconia, N.H., say an unoccupied house was very close to exploding from a natural gas leak caused by thieves who stole copper piping in the basement.
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Copper thieves hit East Side Buddhist temple - Buffalo News

Copper thieves hit East Side Buddhist temple - Buffalo News | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Copper thieves hit East Side Buddhist templeBuffalo NewsA pair of copper thefts – including one at an East Side Buddhist temple – are being investigated by Buffalo Police. A representative for the temple at 188 Ludington St.
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Thieves pull copper from Sumnerite Museum - Parkersburg News

Thieves pull copper from Sumnerite Museum - Parkersburg News | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Parkersburg NewsThieves pull copper from Sumnerite MuseumParkersburg NewsPARKERSBURG - Thieves in two break-ins pilfered copper pipe from the Sumnerite Museum on Avery Street, taking more than $17,000 in pipe and fittings, the Parkersburg Police...
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Vermont man sentenced in theft of $14K of copper - Boston.com

Vermont man sentenced in theft of $14K of copper - Boston.com | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Vermont man sentenced in theft of $14K of copperBoston.comNEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A 37-year-old Vermont man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for stealing nearly $14,000 worth of copper wire from transformers at a mine.
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Copper thieves stall Marmet Christmas tradition - WOWK

Copper thieves stall Marmet Christmas tradition - WOWK | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Copper thieves stall Marmet Christmas traditionWOWKTwo copper thefts were reported in the same day, and the thieves involved in the second crime tried to steal Christmas.
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Copper Criminals Circling The Drain « CBS Miami

Copper Criminals Circling The Drain « CBS Miami | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
A group of plumbers feel that their costly investments may be going down the drain in a series of unusual crimes, and the suspects are getting away with it all.
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Copper bandits rob Detroit freeways of light - WND.com

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Copper bandits rob Detroit freeways of light
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(WWJ-TV) The Michigan Department of Transportation says one-fifth of the lights along freeways in Metro Detroit aren't working — and copper thieves are mainly to blame.
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Tredyffrin police reports: Copper wire stolen from PECO Energy ...

Tredyffrin police reports: Copper wire stolen from PECO Energy ... | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
THEFT FROM AUTO 2/6/13 at 1505 hours – PECO Energy in Berwyn. It was discovered that eight spools of copper wire were stolen from a PECO truck during the overnight hours. The estimated value of the copper was about ...
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Vallejo schools work to rebuff copper thieves - Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo schools work to rebuff copper thieves - Vallejo Times-Herald | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Vallejo schools work to rebuff copper thieves Vallejo Times-Herald And so it was that the district was able to nab the suspected copper thief -- a far cry from 2011, when copper thefts were costing schools -- and taxpayers -- many thousands of...
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Daycare forced to temporarily close due to copper theft - KCTV Kansas City

Daycare forced to temporarily close due to copper theft - KCTV Kansas City | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Daycare forced to temporarily close due to copper theft
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A local daycare had to turn families away Thursday all because of a copper thief.
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Police: Man Burglarized School For Copper Piping

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A Rochester man is under arrest after he was caught trying to steal from a city school Thursday night. Charles Stallworth, 50, is charged with burglary, criminal mischief and petit larceny. Police responded to School #6 on ...
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ANNAPOLIS $1000 in copper stolen from old Germantown Elementary - CapitalGazette.com

ANNAPOLIS $1000 in copper stolen from old Germantown Elementary - CapitalGazette.com | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
ANNAPOLIS $1000 in copper stolen from old Germantown Elementary CapitalGazette.com More than $1,000 worth of copper fittings and adapters were stolen from a construction site at the old Germantown Elementary School between Monday afternoon and...
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Copper Thieves Hit FBLG In Largest Copper Theft at a DOE School ...

Copper Thieves Hit FBLG In Largest Copper Theft at a DOE School ... | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Department of Education Maintenance Manager Billy Cruz tells PNC that last night's theft was largest to date with between 4,500 and 5,000 feet of copper wire taken. Four schools have had copper wire stolen from them in the ...
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Companies Step Up to Help After Copper Theft Leaves Salvation Army Cold - fox4kc.com

Companies Step Up to Help After Copper Theft Leaves Salvation Army Cold - fox4kc.com | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
fox4kc.comCompanies Step Up to Help After Copper Theft Leaves Salvation Army Coldfox4kc.comCopper thieves stole wiring from the heating unit of the Salvation Army's facility where they store and distribute donated Christmas trees on Monday, making...
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Thieves swiping copper out of commercial AC units in Redding - Record-Searchlight

Thieves swiping copper out of commercial AC units in Redding - Record-Searchlight | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Thieves swiping copper out of commercial AC units in ReddingRecord-Searchlight“You can get $150 for the copper coils, which is a good chunk of change,” said Enterprise Heating and Air Conditioning owner Norvin Gandolph, noting that the thefts will...
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Two suspects arrested after stealing copper - copanews

Two suspects arrested after stealing copper - copanews | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Two suspects arrested after stealing coppercopanewsDuring the past year, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office has investigated several reported thefts of copper wire from the BHP Mine located at 200 South Veterans Memorial Blvd., San Manuel.
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Dangerous game: Copper thefts targeting PECO substations

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Copper thieves are targeting PECO properties in Bucks County.
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Clare County Deputies Investigating Copper Piping Thefts

Clare County Deputies Investigating Copper Piping Thefts | Copper & Metals Theft | Scoop.it
Copper gas lines stolen from nearly two dozen cabins and now, deputies are trying to track down who's responsible. Reports of the thefts started coming in over the weekend.
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