Sirens & Gavels

Metal thefts nearly sink Colville boat firm

A Colville boat factory nearly went out of business when a trusted supervisor sold an estimated $556,000 worth of stolen aluminum to a Spokane scrap metal dealer.

It took more than three years to catch the thief because he was in charge of the Hewes Marine Co. investigation.

Court documents say Christopher Randall Boring, who was considered an exemplary employee, set up cameras, conducted numerous audits and repeatedly claimed to be baffled.

Read the rest of John Craig's story here.




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