Copper Wire Theft

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Police Arrest Injured Attempted School Robber

The would-be thief who was looking to steal copper from a Miami-Dade school when he fell and injured himself was arrested.

CBS4–12/17/2011

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Thief Injured Attempting To Steal Copper Wire From School

A thief apparently looking to steal copper from equipment on the roof of a Miami-Dade school fell more than two stories, a debilitating plunge that left him unable to walk, apparently with a broken hip or leg.

CBS4–12/16/2011

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Copper Wire Thief Cuts A/C At Miami Pediatrician’s Office

Miami Police are looking for a thief who stole copper from a pediatrician’s office early Friday night.

CBS4–10/17/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade Cracks Down On Copper Wire Crooks

Miami-Dade County has taken another big step in its crackdown on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark.

CBS4–10/05/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Copper Thieves Hit FPL Substation In Dade

Copper thieves have struck again, only this time they didn’t knock out any street lights.

CBS4–09/26/2011

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Street Light Fix Too Late For Injured Miami Woman

Jonathan Morrow’s mother Thelma is lying in intensive care after she was hit by a car while crossing the street near Northwest 7th Avenue and 59th Street last week.

CBS4–09/13/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade County Creates Copper Wire Crook Task Force

Miami-Dade County is cracking down on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. A Miami-Dade Public Safety Commission voted Tuesday to create a task force on scrap metal and copper wire theft.

CBS4–09/13/2011

(CBS4) A woman was struck on a dark Liberty City street while trying to cross the road on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011.

Copper Thieves Blamed For Dark Road, Pedestrian Struck

South Florida’s recent rash of street light vandals could be partially responsible for a crash that left a woman badly hurt. Police say she was hit along a dark Liberty City street, possibly made that way by thieves who have been stealing copper wire from the lights.

CBS4–09/08/2011

(CBS4) A woman was struck on a dark Liberty City street while trying to cross the road on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011.

Pedestrian Hit By Car On Dark Liberty City Street

A female pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car on as dimly lit Liberty City street Wednesday night.

CBS4–09/08/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade County Proposes Copper Wire Task Force To Combat Thefts

Copper thefts are leaving South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. So far this year on Miami-Dade County streets alone, nearly 300 streetlights have been broken, vandalized by thieves trying to get at the copper wire inside.

CBS4–09/01/2011

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