Another copper wire theft reported in Montgomery County


November 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating at least two separate incidents where copper wire was stolen from properties in Red Oak. The Sheriff’s Office reported that sometime between October 25th and November 7th, someone cut and stole four strands of copper wiring from the base of a radio station’s tower at 1924 Ironwood Avenue, in Red Oak. During the same time frame, someone cut and stole 160-feet of copper wiring from the Chat Mobility tower at 1926 Ironwood Avenue, in Red Oak.

The combined replacement cost of the wire is around $3,000. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Montgomery County Crimestoppers at 1-800-432-1001.