Copper is stolen from Gordon Highway cellphone tower


Someone stole copper wire and a copper ground plate from a Gordon Highway cellphone tower.

According to a police report, cables were cut from at least 10 areas at the base of the tower in the 2900 block of Gordon Highway. The areas are secured inside a locked gate, but a deputy did not see any new damage to the gate or fence.

The replacement costs were estimated at $450 in material and more than $1,000 in labor.

The report stated the thefts occurred sometime between 8 a.m. Aug. 1 and Monday morning.


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