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Ka’u Copper Thieves Sought by HPD

February 5, 2015, 1:51 PM HST
* Updated February 5, 4:51 PM
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The Hawai’i Police Department is investigating a theft of copper in the Ka’u district on Jan. 7.

HPD reports that between 10 p.m. on Jan. 5 and 8 a.m. on Jan. 6, unknown individuals removed about 4,000 feet of No. 4 copper wire from the Wood Valley area.

Authorities say the value of the stolen copper wire is $39,360.

Anyone who have has information about the incident or individuals involved is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer James Lorenzo at 939-2520.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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