Copper is very expensive these days and CBS 13 learned that some businesses are taking extra steps to keep the cups on their shelves.
Members of a Carmichael church that had been targeted by copper thieves for two nights in a row managed to help nab the suspected thieves when the greedy pair returned for a third night.
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Crews are cleaning up this morning after copper thieves caused some water damage to a Sacramento dry-cleaning business. Sheriff’s deputies got a call from the alarm company monitoring the Swanson’s Cleaners on […]
Several suspects have been arrested in Carmichael for allegedly stealing hundreds of feet of copper wiring from a nearby Fair Oaks elementary school.
There is now a shocking new strategy to fight copper crime. Street lights are now staying on 24-hours a day in one Sacramento neighborhood and the city is banking on live wires to keep criminals away.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two would-be copper thieves who were interrupted mid-crime by a neighbor who scared them off as they cut through conduit at a Carmichael school overnight.
A routine traffic stop turned into something much more when officer discovered thousands of dollars of stolen copper in the back of a van in Sacramento.
Brazen thieves ripped down thousands of feet of live power lines overnight in West Sacramento to steel the copper wires used inside.