Here's a dispatch from Sgt. Dave Reagan:
Copper tubing valued at $700 was stolen this week from a railroad engine parked in the 11000 block of East Sprague, the owner reported to Crime Check.
The victim said he is modifying the engine to be a railroad education center and that the tubing supplied water to restrooms located inside the railroad engine. He said he knew of no potential suspects.
Anyone with information should call Crime Check at 456-2233.
And on a Related Note…
A representative of AT&T Mobile reported the theft of copper ground cable from a cellular tower site in the 2600 block of North Robie Thursday.
The thief cut a hole through security fencing and stole the roll containing 200 feet of cable which was valued at $2,000 to $3,000.
Anyone with information….