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400 Pounds of Copper Wire Stolen From East Valley Business

Posted 1/24/2014 11:16 AM by MDGREGORY

Yesterday, January 23rd, 2014, the owner of Jewell Excavating, located near the 3600 block of N. Flora Rd., reported a large amount of copper wire stolen from his business. The owner said sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, an estimated 400 pounds of copper wire was stolen from the business.

The owner said the copper wire was 3-phase, insulated, and was approximately as thick as an adult pinky finger. He said the wire would have been transported in four separate rolls, approximately 150 feet long. Replacement and repair cost was over $5,000.00. At this time there are no suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.