Copper Wire Theft

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Charges: Man Stole Copper Wire From Light Rail Station

A 60-year-old man is accused of trying to steal copper wire from a light rail station in St. Paul and causing nearly $20,000 in damage, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court.


(credit: Dakota County Jail)

Man Gets 13 Months In Copper Wire Theft Case

A 34-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to 13 months in prison in Dakota County Court on Thursday in connection with an incident where he tried to steal copper wire from a power sub-station and ended up causing a large power outage.


(credit: Dakota County Jail)

Charges: 3 Stole Copper, Caused Power Outage

Three people are accused of causing a power outage in Eagan while trying to steal copper wire from the Dakota Electric Power Substation in 2009, according to charges filed in Dakota County District Court on Tuesday.



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