Suspect wanted in copper theft from buildings

01/29/2016 3:29 PM by

From Lt.Dan Minton:

Since the first of the year we have had several thefts from buildings in the East End. Specifically, we have taken reports related to 23rd Street, 26th Street, 28th Street and Chimborazo Blvd. In these thefts, copper wiring was taken from houses being built or renovated.

This type of crime costs the victims thousands of dollars in damages and repair costs. The suspect has been seen riding a red Raleigh bicycle. He has been known to fill large bags with the copper wiring. The suspect has been described as:

B/M, 50 to 55 years of age
5’6’’ tall and 140 pounds
Suspect rides a red Raleigh bicycle

If you see anyone matching this description please call 911 immediately. You can also call “Lt Dan” at 240-9158 to report information related to these crimes. If you would like to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” foll owed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.



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