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Theft of copper wiring probed

Published August 11. 2011 05:01PM

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of a large quantity of copper wiring from a Carbon County business.

Troopers said the burglary and theft incidents occurred at Alliance Sand Company, located at 415 Golf Road, in Lower Towamensing Township.

Troopers said at 7:26 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, they were called to the business to a reported break-in. On scene troopers were told about 88 feet of copper wiring and assorted tools were stolen from the business sometime between 11 p.m. on Saturday, and Monday when they were called.

In a related report troopers said at 7:45 a.m. they were called for a theft incident at the site. An investigation revealed about 85 feet of copper wire was removed from the property.

In a third report troopers were called to the business again. An investigation revealed a large spool of copper wire was taken from the property sometime between 4 p.m. on Monday and 7 a.m. on Tuesday.

Anyone with information concerning these incidents is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

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