Miami-Dade Cracks Down On Copper Wire CrooksMiami-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.
Copper Thieves Hit FPL Substation In DadeCopper thieves have struck again, only this time they didn’t knock out any street lights.
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.
Miami-Dade County Creates Copper Wire Crook Task ForceMiami-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.
Copper Thieves Blamed For Dark Road, Pedestrian StruckSouth 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.
Pedestrian Hit By Car On Dark Liberty City StreetA female pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car on as dimly lit Liberty City street Wednesday night.
Miami-Dade County Proposes Copper Wire Task Force To Combat TheftsCopper 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.
Workers Install Anti-Theft Devices On Lights Along I-95In order to prevent any more theft of copper wiring from lights along I-95, Palm Beach County has contracted out to a Hialeah company for anti-theft devices; on Wednesday workers were busy installing them at the Okeechobee Boulevard interchange.