Crime Stoppers: Copper Thieves

By: Lauren Hason Email
By: Lauren Hason Email

Thousands of dollars in copper are missing and police are asking for your help.

According to Police someone has been stealing copper tubing and wiring from local construction sites. They’re hoping you can help them catch these bandits.

On three occasions over the past four weeks, thieves have stolen copper tubing and copper wire from apartment buildings and homes under construction.

The thieves are tearing out the walls and insulation, removing the wiring and taking the tubing off the air conditioning units.

Police believe the stolen copper is being sold for recycling. The total loss is more than $10,000.

If you have any information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE or click here to go to their website.

You could get up to $1,000 for your tip. You do not have to give your name to leave your information. Remember, Crime Stoppers calls are not recorded and they do not use caller ID. They just want your information, not your name!


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