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.
Several thousand Marylanders woke up without power Sunday morning.
Anne Arundel County Police make two arrests in separate copper thefts in the county.
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.
Frederick police say they’ve arrested a man on charges of stealing copper pipes and wiring from a building.
An attempted copper theft in Anne Arundel County knocks out power to nearly 2,000 residents.
Metro Transit Police say they’ve arrested a Maryland man for stealing more than $10,000 worth of copper wire from Metro facilities.
Caught on camera: A copper thief strikes a BGE substation in Anne Arundel County. It’s a dangerous, growing problem for BGE.
Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps have no real effect on pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds.
Three Prince George’s County men are accused of dozens of copper thefts that police say caused more than $700,000 in damage.
Police in Anne Arundel County make several arrests–tied to a recent string of copper thefts in the area.
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.