Quantcast

Monday, July 28, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 17 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Man arrested near H-3 freeway for alleged copper theft

By Star-Advertiser Staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 07:39 a.m. HST, May 21, 2014



Police arrested a 29-year-old Salt Lake man as officers investigate a copper theft case.

Officers arrested the man, of Likini Street, at 2 p.m. on a service road below the H-3 Freeway on suspicion of two counts of copper theft, a class C felony.







 Print   Email   Comment | View 17 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(17)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
Anonymous wrote:
Nay !! He doesn't have a drug problem.
on May 21,2014 | 07:45AM
BigIsandLava wrote:
Yeah he has a Copper Problem
on May 21,2014 | 08:16AM
Kalaheo1 wrote:
"Officers arrested the man, of Likini Street, at 2 p.m. on a service road below the H-3 Freeway on suspicion of two counts of copper theft, a class C felony."

Apparently a "class C felony" is the least serious type of felony in Hawaii with a maximum fine $10,000 and a maximum sentence of 5 years.

Considering the devastating impact copper thefts have on public safety and costs of tens of millions of dollars to repair the damage, diverting money from other essential infrastructure, I believe we should make this heinous crime against a society at least a class B felony with mandatory sentencing minimums.


on May 21,2014 | 08:21AM
silvangold wrote:
I agree I agree I agree...........how come the courts don't agree??????
on May 21,2014 | 09:21AM
Anonymous wrote:
I seem to recall that there was a homeless guy about 10 years ago who got caught ripping off copper from the roof of the Board of Water Supply at night. He got sentenced to 10 years, which I thought was a bit harsh. Anyone recall this case?
on May 21,2014 | 01:05PM
false wrote:
He better hope I don't get picked to be on his jury.
on May 21,2014 | 08:29AM
Skyler wrote:
Same here.
on May 21,2014 | 03:47PM
MrMililani wrote:
Me three.
on May 21,2014 | 04:15PM
Kalaheo1 wrote:
I hope all four of us are on his jury.
on May 21,2014 | 05:20PM
gsc wrote:
Make an example of him ....... Also post his name.......
on May 21,2014 | 08:46AM
808Cindy wrote:
I agree! We want to know who this fool is. Lets see these low life who makes it difficult for the rest of us.
on May 21,2014 | 08:53AM
nitpikker wrote:
it doesnt make sense to try and police all locations of copper. go to the recyclers and stop 'em there.
on May 21,2014 | 09:19AM
BIG wrote:
Agree go after the recyclers also
on May 21,2014 | 07:03PM
KaneoheSJ wrote:
Why is copper theft still a Class C felony? After all of the recent wave of copper thefts which have at times endangered citizens on our roads we still take it lightly.
on May 21,2014 | 09:29AM
entrkn wrote:
This is not just a theft, it is, more importantly, endangering the public and should be treated as an act of terror.
on May 21,2014 | 10:26AM
WalkoffBalk wrote:
Was the culprit Claude Cooper from Cleveland in this copper caper?
on May 21,2014 | 10:29PM
lokela wrote:
Finally caught one red handed. Put him away please.
on May 22,2014 | 07:15AM
IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
`My side’

Political Radar
‘He reminds me of me’

Bionic Reporter
Needing a new knee

Warrior Beat
Monday musings

Small Talk
Burning money

Political Radar
On policy

Warrior Beat
Apple fallout