Archive for February, 2008

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February 29, 2008

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Thieves make off with load of aluminum in Gilford

February 29, 2008
citizen.com – By CUTTER MITCHELL – Friday, February 29, 2008;

A Gilford business found its scrap pile to be a little light when the company opened for business on Thursday. Weld Fab Technologies in Gilford had about $500 worth of aluminum carried off its lot over Wednesday night.

Being a fabrication business working with various metals, it tends to generate a fair amount of scrap metal, which is later used on various projects.

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Copper thefts continue to be problematic

February 29, 2008

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LEWES — Across Delaware and Delmarva Peninsula, thieves tempted by higher prices for copper are taking electrical wiring from construction sites and downspouts from homes and businesses. Copper is about $3.25 a pound, up from about 80 cents in 2003.

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Brunei Hit By String Of Thefts

February 29, 2008

BruneiDirect.com – By Azlan Othman; Bandar Seri Begawan – Twenty theft cases, including carjackings, were reported to the police within the last seven days.

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Equipment, tools taken in Hamburg

February 29, 2008

The Republican & Herald 02/29 Police log;

HAMBURG — Tilden Township police are investigating a theft from a vehicle at Boat N RV Superstore, 20 Industrial Drive, Tilden Township.

Police said that between Saturday and Thursday, someone entered a motor home belonging to Carolyn G. Miller, 66, of W. Linfield Trappe Road, Royersford, and Joseph F. Egan, 52, of Hawthorne Lane, Hamburg.

The thief removed more than $2,800 worth of electronic equipment and tools from the motor home, which was parked in the lot for repair work, police said.

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Large Trucks worth $500k stolen off lot

February 28, 2008

The Advocate –

NORWALK – Two dump trucks and a tractor-trailer, worth a combined $500,000, were driven off a South Norwalk parking lot Tuesday night, police said.

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RV seller: Thieves’ electronic loot worth $30,000

February 28, 2008

The New Mexican – 2/25/2008;;

More than $30,000 worth of flat-screen TVs and DVD players were stolen last weekend from 50 to 60 trailers and recreational vehicles for sale at a business on N.M. 14, according to a police report and an employee.

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More construction / copper / tool theft news…

February 28, 2008

Copper theft reported at second site in Portsmouth – Copper theft;

Seaforth copper thieves endanger lives – Copper theft;

$1,200 in supplies stolen from home – Construction theft;

Hamilton Twp. home ransacked – Tool theft;

Copper wire theft, Tool theft, Trailer Intrusion

February 28, 2008

The Herald-Mail – Feb 25, 2008;

Copper wire reported stolen at Greencastle development

GREENCASTLE, Pa. – A large amount of copper wire was reported stolen Thursday from buildings under construction on West Baltimore Street, Greencastle police said in a news release.

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Power tools stolen in Warfordsburg

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Troopers today were investigating the theft last week of power tools from Sheeder Construction Inc. in Warfordsburg, Pa. At some point between Feb. 18 and Feb. 21, someone cut a lock of a trailer and took power tools, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

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RV Theft

February 28, 2008

Sunday, Feb. 24 – The Western Star;

A television valued at $250, a television valued at $200 and a DVD player valued at $200 were stolen from an RV parked at Sonny’s RV Center at 9014 Cincinnati-Columbus Road. The RV sustained $1,400 in damage.

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