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Police Work To Crack Down On Copper Thieves

The power is back on for more than 6,000 people in parts of Anne Arundel County after thieves stole copper wire right out of the active power substation. It is one of the latest incidents of what has become an all too common crime in the region.

08/04/2014

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Lights Out! Metal Theft At AACO Substation Shorts Power

Several thousand Marylanders woke up without power Sunday morning.

08/03/2014

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Police Arrest Metal Theft Suspects In Davidsonville And Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County Police make two arrests in separate copper thefts in the county.

07/10/2014

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Ex-Metro Contractor Pleads Guilty To Copper Thefts

A former contractor for Metro has pleaded guilty to stealing 30,000 pounds of copper wire and cable from Metro facilities and selling it for $88,000.

05/09/2014

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Md. Man Arrested On Charges Of Stealing Copper

Frederick police say they’ve arrested a man on charges of stealing copper pipes and wiring from a building.

11/30/2013

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Anne Arundel Co. Police Announce 4 Arrests In Copper Theft That Caused Major Power Outage

An attempted copper theft in Anne Arundel County knocks out power to nearly 2,000 residents.

11/22/2013

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Metro Contractor Accused Of Stealing Copper Wire

Metro Transit Police say they’ve arrested a Maryland man for stealing more than $10,000 worth of copper wire from Metro facilities.

11/21/2013

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BGE Substation In Gambrills The Latest Target For Copper Thieves

Caught on camera: A copper thief strikes a BGE substation in Anne Arundel County. It’s a dangerous, growing problem for BGE.

10/21/2013

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Copper Bracelets ‘Don’t Help Rheumatoid Arthritis’

Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps have no real effect on pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds.

09/18/2013

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3 Landover Men Accused In Dozens Of Copper Thefts

Three Prince George’s County men are accused of dozens of copper thefts that police say caused more than $700,000 in damage.

06/20/2013

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Several Men Arrested For Copper Theft In Anne Arundel Co.

Police in Anne Arundel County make several arrests–tied to a recent string of copper thefts in the area.

09/26/2012

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2 Aberdeen Proving Ground Employees Plead Guilty To Stealing Tons Of Metal

Federal prosecutors say two employees at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) have pleaded guilty to stealing several tons of aluminum and copper wire from several locations and buildings at the site.

08/09/2012

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