Cops: Theft Of Scrap Metal Becoming An Epidemic

Cops: Theft of scrap metal becoming an epidemic

The cases make the news with frequency.

Last month, a thief stole copper piping from a Moosic Street home owned by the wife of the late former Scranton Police Chief James Klee.

There are houses that have flooded when thieves tore out copper piping. A man whose electrocuted body was found under a utility pole in Wright Twp. was killed trying to steal aluminum from power lines.

In November, Dunmore police arrested a Scranton man who twice broke into a PPL Electric Utilities plant on Larch Street to steal copper wire.

Police say that scrap-metal thefts have become an “epidemic” that is hard to fight.

Read more: http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/cops-theft-of-scrap-metal-becoming-an-epidemic-1.1308108#ixzz1tXMxrKVO

3 comments on “Cops: Theft Of Scrap Metal Becoming An Epidemic

  1. Welcome to our great 3rd world country that the flaming liberals always wanted.People are so stupid enough to still cooper for money to fill their gas tanks.So,how’s that ‘Hope and Change” thing workin’ for ya?

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  3. Pingback: Theft Hits Township Streets; Covers, Grates Disappearing | The Sanatoga Post

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