With copper prices at a five year low, the question of whether the theft of air conditioners will slow down is being discussed lately and we wanted to address the issue. There are basically two rules of thought regarding this. Theoretically, when you reduce the value of the commodity being stolen, the dollar amount the criminal receives is much less, … Continue reading
Sheriff’s investigators have several leads in the vandalism and thefts from 17 rooftop air conditioning units at the former Macclenny Products building in the south city sometime between mid- and late-September. The initial estimate of damage was placed at $236,000. Police were notified of the crime, which consists mainly of gutting the units of compressors and large copper radiators that bring … Continue reading
With all the good that Habitat for Humanity does for communities across the nation, it is sad that copper thieves will not give even charitable organizations a pass when it comes to making a quick buck. Air conditioners are being stolen without discrimination from all types of dwellings including homes, businesses, hospitals, TV stations, and even law enforcement buildings. “If … Continue reading
Has really come down to this? Are people actually stealing Air Conditioners right outside your bedroom window? You better believe it. Actually, you can almost count on it.
The cat is out of the bag, or should I say the Cat Burglar is out of the bag. Copper theft is here to stay even after the economy recovers.
A Florida restaurant has closed their business for good. The reason? Copper Theft. The Gator Grille had been operating for years and no doubt had been experiencing the effects of a struggling economy, but it was the inability to absorb the financial impact of having to replace the near $75,000 dollars in stolen air conditioners that finally forced them to … Continue reading
Earl Thelander of Onawa, IA, died from second- and third-degree burns sustained over 80% of his body in an August 2007 explosion after copper thieves stripped propane gas lines from a rural residence he and his wife Hope owned and were readying for a renter. (View source article for more)Source: http://www.iowacoldcases.com/earl_thelander.html
This is what happens when two copper crooks neglect to turn off the power. Countless deaths have been attributed to copper theft. (View source article for more)Source: http://www.motifake.com/copper-theft-rule-1-copper-theft-rules-demotivational-poster-82438.html