copper

Punish those copper thieves

Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...

Copper thieves strike far afield in Placer County

A rash of copper thefts has hit Placer County in recent weeks, with several remote locations losing tens thousands of dollars worth of the metal. The Placer County Water Agency d ...