Ka’u Copper Thieves Sought by HPD
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.