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Lihue man sentenced for copper, auto theft

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 07:58 a.m. HST, Oct 18, 2013

A 30-year-old Lihue man was sentenced to nine months in jail for stealing 150 pounds of copper from an old Kekaha sugar mill in February, the Garden Island news paper reported.

Shawn Cremer was charged two counts of copper theft, second-degree burglary and car theft after 150 pounds of copper were found in the car he was driving after the theft was reported Feb. 17. He was sentenced in Kauai Circuit Court Thursday.

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HanabataDays wrote:
Glad the coppers wen'catch um with da copper! Stolen car too ... on small Kaua'i .. some folks no more common sense.
on October 18,2013 | 08:30AM
cojef wrote:
Wht was the sentence?
on October 18,2013 | 08:46AM
Grimbold wrote:
Not enough punishment.
on October 18,2013 | 11:05AM
aionokea43 wrote:
9 Months in Jail for stealing 150 lbs of copper. What a JOKE. The law is there for a reason and when JUDGES don't uphold the law and send these thieves to maximum punishment, what deterrent does that send to others. Go ahead and steal, you won't go to jail for an extended period of time.
on October 18,2013 | 10:00AM
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