Copper Cable Stolen From Minn. Power Substation

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police are looking for thieves who broke into an Excel Energy power substation and stole copper cable.

Authorities say the theft caused about $2,000 in damage.

Officers were dispatched Thursday afternoon to the power substation. They found that someone had cut through a perimeter fence and removed about 64 feet of cable from the power transformers.

Police ask that anyone with information contact them.

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  • Rush to judgement

    You must have a crystal ball.

  • st paul

    I and thousands of others, will laugh when one of these morons fries themselves stealing copper. It’s already happened down in the cities and I just laughed and thought to myself, GOOD!

  • hutchinson

    What is with these idiots in this world ? im with be afraid and st.paul. they will catch thems selves someday the morons.

  • the colorful one

    …yeah those black ones, yellow ones, red ones and white ones.

  • L

    it has happended where they have been badly burned at one of our substations. its nature weeding out the stupid….

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