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Copper Thieves Make Off With $50,000 in Wire From Interstate 15

Posted Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 @ 10am  by Talk Radio 105.7 FM / 570 AM

Copper thieves have carried out the largest heist ever, against the Utah Department of Transportation.

UDOT officials say about $50,000 worth of copper wire has been stolen from light poles, in the I-15 corridor -- from 10th to 18th North -- in the Salt Lake Valley.

Until the wiring is replaced, driving that portion of the freeway at night will be more dangerous, as the lights remain out.   


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