Copper Thieves

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Copper Wire Theft Leaves Little League Kids In The Dark

Little league players from teams across Grand Terrace Friday asked the community to pitch in and get the lights back up and running at their only lighted baseball field.


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Power Restored To 4 Anaheim-Area Hotels After Outage

Electricity Saturday was restored to four Anaheim-area hotels after two suspected copper thieves allegedly caused a power outage.


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Would-Be Copper Thieves Get Shocked, Cause Power Outage Near Disneyland

Two men were in critical condition Friday night after they suffered electrical shocks allegedly trying to steal copper from a vacant hotel near Disneyland.

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Copper wiring stolen at a Rialto concrete plant in Palmdale in January. There has been an uptick of similar robberies in the San Gabriel Valley. (courtesy Palmdale Sheriff's Dept.)

Copper Thieves Cut Off Phone Service To Lytle Creek Residents, Businesses

Copper thieves in the Lytle Creek area have left residents and businesses in the area without phone service.


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Would-Be Copper Thieves Caught Crawling Under Compton Home

Police said two people they found crawling under an abandoned Compton home Saturday morning were there to steal copper.


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Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Trying To Steal Copper Wire

Police believe a man, who was electrocuted Wednesday night outside a Huntington Beach business, was trying to steal copper wire.