2 more copper thefts reported in Augusta

Richmond County deputies responded to two more copper thefts Thursday, according to reports from the sheriff's office.

Bradley Hodges of Brad Hodge Builders Inc. told officers that a 40-foot long copper tube set valued at $350 and 200 feet of copper wiring valued at $400 was stolen from the attic of a house on the 3100 block of Bilsoton Drive that is currently under construction. The copper was stolen some time between July 1 and Thursday, a report says.

Louise Cook, the real estate agent for the building that houses Wooden Features in the 1600 block of Broad Street, told police that copper was stolen from two air conditioners at the business sometime between Saturday and Thursday. The damage was estimated at $5,000, according to a report.

 

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