Copper thieves at it again

October 13, 2012 • Police Blotter

•Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Elm Avenue, Thursday, where the complete contents of a central air-conditioning unit were removed from the property. The subjects left the external shell. Replacement and repair costs were estimated at $2,000.

•Police responded to a call to 4351 N. Main [auth] St., the location of the former Rex Electronics, on Thursday, after subjects removed copper from the building. Police later found the copper under a bush close to the building. The value of the items and the estimated damages were $1,000.


•Police were called to the 1000 block of North Greenwood Avenue, Thursday, where a woman discovered a female subject sitting in the driver’s seat of her vehicle. When approached by the victim, the subject said she was using the cigarette lighter. Then she ran down Pecan Drive. The subject is described as 5 feet, 2 inches tall with long brown hair. She was wearing a grey sweatshirt and bluejeans.

Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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