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Copper Wiring

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Copper Wire Theft Leaves 1,500 Without Power In Diamond Bar

A theft of copper wiring in Diamond Bar Saturday left more than 1,500 without power, according to authorities.

01/26/2013

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Buena Park Man, 35, Accused Of Attempted Theft Of Copper Wiring

Irvine police have arrested a 35-year-old Buena Park man they accuse of attempted grand theft of copper wiring.

11/21/2012

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Copper Bandits Targeting Fullerton Schools

Police reported a string of copper wire thefts at Fullerton schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

Top, L-R: Jonathan Kirkman, Daniel Melendez, Shawn Pickrall. Bottom, L-R: Linda Jurado, Patricia Lua, Maria Notarangeli. (credit: San Bernardino County Sherriff's Department)

Apparent Crew Of Copper Thieves Arrested After Botched Chino Hills Theft

An apparent crew of copper thieves face burglary and possession of stolen property charges after two of them were allegedly caught trying to steal the wiring from a vacant retail store in Chino Hills, and police believe they may have committed similar crimes elsewhere.

06/14/2012

An unidentified man was gravely injured when he tried to steal copper wire at this substation. (credit: CBS)

Would-Be Copper Thief ‘Extremely Grave’ After He’s Shocked And Catches On Fire

A would-be copper thief was gravely injured early Saturday morning when he attempted to steal copper wiring from a live Edison vault, according to authorities.

05/05/2012

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