Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper ThievesCopper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.
2 Suspected Copper Thieves Arrested In Petaluma PG&E YardTwo men were arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a PG&E yard in Petaluma, police said.
Metal Thieves Steal Bleachers, Irrigation Pipes From San Francisco ParkMetal thieves have hauled away aluminum bleachers and irrigation pipes from San Francisco’s Crocker-Amazon Park.
Copper Thieves Score Massive Haul in American CanyonAmerican Canyon may have to spend as much as $7,000 to replace the roughly 1,000 ft. of copper wire snatched from Veterans Memorial Park sometime within the past week. A thief or thieves broke into a vault at the park, grabbing the pricey commodity.
Metal Thieves May Have Sparked San Lorenzo Strip Mall FireFirefighters extinguished an electrical fire on the roof of a strip mall in San Lorenzo early Tuesday morning, and investigators believe the fire may have been started by thieves attempting to steal copper wiring, a fire spokeswoman said.
Copper Thieves Dressed As Utility Workers Target Sunnyvale Street LightsThieves dressed as utility workers have broken into a number of underground vaults beneath street light poles in Sunnyvale in order to make off with large amounts of valuable copper wire, according to police.
Suspected Antioch Burglar Shot Dead By HomeownerAn Antioch homeowner who shot and killed a man in one of his vacant properties Saturday may have interrupted a burglary.
Stolen SF Cathedral Bell Recovered Near Oakland Scrap YardPolice have told the Archdiocese of San Francisco that they had found a 5,300 pound, historic bell that had been stolen last Sunday from the grounds of St. Mary’s Cathedral.
Historic Copper Bell Stolen From San Francisco CathedralA landmark bell was reported stolen from the garden at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Sunday morning.
Copper Wire Stolen From Light Poles In Petaluma ParkPetaluma police said between 1,500 and 1,800 feet of copper wire was stolen from six light poles at Prince Park over the weekend.
Metal Thieves Strike Antioch Church AgainOfficials of an Antioch church are looking at thousands of dollars in repairs after the church was hit by thieves for the fourth time in two months.