Metal Theft

Interstate 5 (File Photo)

CHP: Metal Thieves Hitting Highway Construction Sites

After two costly incidents, authorities have found that metal thieves are now targeting highway construction sites.

03/07/2014

Dozens of manhole covers were stolen over the weekend from Sacramento streets. (credit: CBS13)

Sacramento Running Out Of Manhole Covers Due To Theft

Another rash of manhole cover thefts in midtown Sacramento has forced city officials to spend thousands to replenish their dwindling supply of replacement lids.

01/06/2012

Casey Alger

Suspect Accused Of Stealing Memorial Plaques For Scrap

A man has been arrested for the theft of several memorial plaques from a wall commemorating fallen first responders and military veterans, an alleged crime that would only have netted him a few bucks if it had been successful, authorities said.

12/30/2011

CBS13 Hidden Camera Investigation

Two Men Arrested In Metal Thefts From Modesto City Parks

Two men have been arrested in connection with metal thefts from seven city parks in Modesto, according to police.

10/25/2011

Calvin, Special Needs Horse

Therapy Horse Dies After Oakdale Theft

A therapy horse was killed after metal thieves tore down a pasture fence, allowing some of the animals to wander near a busy highway, authorities said.

08/25/2011

Greg Troedson (right) and Darrel Deaton (left) (credit: Toulumne Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Two Men Arrested For Stealing Guard Rails From Tuolumne County Road

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two men for stealing guard rails from the side of a road.

07/28/2011

Cemetery Thefts, Olivehurst

Bronze Thieves Cause $40,000+ In Damage To Cemetery

Thieves stole dozens of bronze vases from a cemetery in repeated thefts over the past month, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage, authorities said.

CBS13–06/23/2011