Copper Wire

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 26:  A worker walks on the bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is set to open on September 3. The bridge will be the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Men Allegedly Caught Stealing Copper Wire From Bay Bridge Bike Path

The California Highway Patrol arrested two people Wednesday who were allegedly caught in the act of stealing copper wire from along the Bay Bridge bike path.

05/27/2015

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Stripping Copper Wiring From Oakland Warehouse Identified

A man who was electrocuted while allegedly trying to strip copper wiring from an abandoned warehouse in West Oakland last Wednesday night has been identified as 40-year-old Aaron Madacsi.

07/28/2014

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Novato Cop Hurt While Chasing PG&E Copper Theft Suspects

A Novato police officer was injured during a chase with two suspects.

09/25/2012

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Arrested During Milpitas Copper Theft

Two San Jose men were arrested on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a commercial building in Milpitas on Friday morning, police said.

07/12/2012

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Concord Votes To Foot The Bill For Copper Thefts

As cities and agencies around the Bay Area work to figure out how to pay for the recent rash of copper thefts, the Concord City Council voted Tuesday night to spend nearly half of a million dollars to replace what’s been stolen.

12/14/2011

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BART Police Arrest Suspected Copper Thief

Bay Area Rapid Transit officers have arrested a man suspected of steeling copper wire from its trackways.

12/08/2011