Thieves take 2,000 pounds of copper wire.Byline: Aaron Nicodemus
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3. Officer Wayne Minichielli.
The thefts occurred between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. both days, police said.
Officer Minichielli said the thieves got to the rear fence through a wooded area off Plain Street. Evidence left behind indicated that the pickup truck was painted black or royal blue, and the passenger side rearview mirror and right front tire were damaged as the truck scraped by a small tree.
Police ask anyone with information on the thefts to call the Police Department at (508) 634-2227. The case is being investigated by Detective Joseph Conlon and Officer Minichielli.
Thefts of copper have increased at utilities and construction sites.
Last month, a Webster Webster, town (1990 pop. 16,196), Worcester co., S Mass., near the Conn. line; settled c.1713, set off from Dudley and Oxford and inc. 1832. The chief manufactures are footwear, fabrics, and textiles. man was caught and charged with stealing 600 feet of copper tubing from Village Congregational con·gre·ga·tion·al
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National Grid has been a common victim.
Last year, a Warren man was nearly electrocuted trying to steal copper wiring from a National Grid substation in Worcester. Two Oxford men were arrested in Sutton Sutton, outer borough (1991 pop. 164,300) of Greater London, SE England. It is mainly residential, but plastics, chemicals, radio components, and paper goods are produced. The areas of Sutton were mentioned in the Domesday Book. last year with a truck full of copper stolen from a National Grid site in Millbury.
David Graves, a spokesman for National Grid, said numerous successful prosecutions have taken place against people stealing copper from National Grid, and the utility works with local police.
"We take it very seriously," he said. "We'll work with the Hopedale police on this."