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December 29, 2014
Copper hits 4-1/2 year low on China jitters, strong dollar
Copper fell on Monday, hitting its lowest level in four and a half years as investors booked profits ahead of the year-end amid persistent concerns about a strong dollar and a growth slowdown in top consumer China. Growth in China's manufacturing sector likely slowed to a...
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December 29, 2014 - 1:56pm
November 8, 2013
North Dakota cops take on copper theft training, saying they’re ‘behind the curve’
FARGO — About 30 law enforcement officers from eastern North Dakota attended a training session here Thursday to help them beat copper thieves at their own increasingly sophisticated game. “It’s an epidemic crime, and law enforcement is really behind the curve in how it works,”...
news / crime
November 8, 2013 - 7:51am
June 26, 2012
Authorities investigate copper theft in ND
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- The Richland County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary in which suspects took equipment worth approximately $40,000. The Sheriff's Office says in a news release that it is investigating a burglary that took place late Monday night or early Tuesday...
crime / news
June 26, 2012 - 6:00pm
March 7, 2012
Grand Forks police investigate large copper theft
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Grand Forks police are investigating the reported theft of $40,000 worth of copper wire. Authorities say an initial investigation found that a door at RBB Electric was forced open Sunday or Monday. The Grand Forks Herald reports that investigators believe...
March 7, 2012 - 11:25am
December 20, 2011
Burglars steal 50 spools of copper wire from businesses
FARGO -- Burglars stole more than 50 spools of copper wire valued at $100,000 from a Fargo business over the weekend, the city's second major copper heist in as many weeks, a police spokesman said. Costly copper thefts also have been reported recently in Jamestown and Wahpeton,...
crime / news
December 20, 2011 - 7:42am
December 19, 2011
$100,000 worth of copper stolen from Fargo firm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Fargo police say burglars stole $100,000 worth of copper from a business over the weekend. The Forum newspaper reports that Dakota Electric Construction Co. reported the theft of 52 large spools of copper, which can bring high prices when sold for scrap metal....
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December 19, 2011 - 10:55am
April 2, 2010
Gardner shop reports copper theft
GARDNER, N.D. (AP) -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent large copper theft. Authorities said a shop in the small town of Gardner reported that about 650 pounds of scrap copper and copper wire disappeared in the past two weeks. At current recycling prices,...
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April 2, 2010 - 8:40am
April 1, 2010
Gardner shop reports large copper theft
GARDNER, N.D. (AP) -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent large copper theft. Authorities say a shop in the small town of Gardner reported that about 650 pounds of scrap copper and copper wire disappeared in the past two weeks. At current recycling...
crime / news
April 1, 2010 - 10:43am
October 3, 2008
Law needed to track scrap metal sales
FARGO (AP) -- A Cass County sheriff's deputy is pushing for a new state law that would help authorities keep track of scrap metal sales in North Dakota. Sgt. Mitch Burris said people who sell copper and other metals that might be stolen don't have to leave their name. Burris said...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Copper wire theft under investigation
The Jamestown Police Department is investigating the theft of $1,000 worth of copper wire from a trailer at 318 Business Loop West sometime between July 3 and July 8. Anyone with information should call the police at 252-2414.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am