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Frederick Man Charged With $20,000 Copper Theft

A Frederick man has been charged with stealing more than $20,000 in copper from a construction company last week.

04/10/2012

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Dramatic Rise In Copper Thefts As Price Of Metal Skyrockets

A man loses his life in an explosion on the Eastern Shore. Police say he was probably trying to steal copper from a business. Authorities say it’s part of a recent wave of metal thefts.

02/23/2012

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Police: Copper Thieves Targeting Unoccupied Homes

Brazen thieves break into homes to steal copper. Police are on alert after a dozen copper thefts in targeted neighborhoods.

01/25/2012

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Thieves Target Fire Extinguisher Fittings

The Hagerstown fire marshal says scrap-metal thieves are targeting brass fittings on fire-extinguisher systems inside commercial buildings.

10/19/2011

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Copper Thief Allegedly Called Police For Help

Frederick police say a burglary suspect called them to ask for a ride home after he spent five hours out in the cold.

10/17/2011

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Man Charged With Stealing Copper From House

The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office has charged an Elkton man with stealing copper from a vacant house.

03/24/2011

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Man Who Stole Copper Cables From U.S. Sentenced

A man who stole $340,000 worth of copper cables and other government property has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

02/11/2011

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Copper Theft Leaves Warehouse Storing Documents Without Heat

Another copper theft leaves a city warehouse without heat and puts many historical documents at risk.

01/11/2011

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