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2 men held in alleged theft of copper

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 11:50 p.m. HST, Jul 20, 2013



Police arrested two men who allegedly tried to steal construction equipment and copper from a private contractor in Pearl City.

According to police, a security guard witnessed the first suspect, a 48-year-old Pearl City man, take the tools and spools of copper from a storage unit while the other suspect, a 32-year-old Waipahu man, stood watch.

The suspects were arrested on suspicion of theft of copper.







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Skyler wrote:
Low-lifes will get a slap on the wrists & be released before lunchtime - you watch.
on July 21,2013 | 01:47AM
Macadamiamac wrote:
And the security guard is on suspicion for witnessing the suspects' suspected acts.
on July 21,2013 | 09:27AM
localguy wrote:
Book em Dano. How about the maximum fine/hit of the law and about 500 hours of community service, taking away their free time to commit stupid crimes.
on July 21,2013 | 10:32AM
cojef wrote:
Copper thieves are the worst of the bunch, especially when they prey on public utilities installations that the public/taxpayer use for recreational purposes, i.e., swimming pools and baseball diamonds.
on July 21,2013 | 12:01PM
sailfish1 wrote:
Weren't all the companies who buy things like copper wire put on notice and required to get IDs and other info when they buy the metals? I think there was one company that was fined for buying copper. Evidently, the law is not stopping people from buying the stolen stuff.
on July 21,2013 | 12:59PM
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