Stories tagged: metal theft
Tue., Oct. 29, 2013, 9:05 p.m.
Authorities investigate theft of Kootenai County metal emblems
Nine metal emblems representing military branches and colleges have been pried off monuments in Kootenai County in the past two weeks.
Wed., July 3, 2013
Idaho, Washington combat rise in metal theft
BOISE – Metal thieves who steal from electrical substations and other utility installations in Idaho now face stiffer penalties, particularly if their pilfering interrupts service. And if the thieves are …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2012
Sheriff says ad campaign has boosted reports, reduced crime
Local billboards, television and radio spots are telling residents what they can do to lower the crime rate: “Report suspicious activity.” It’s a call to action that Spokane County Sheriff …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012
Metal thieves hit new store in Valley
Metals were stolen from a construction site and a salvage yard in Spokane Valley this week. The thieves hit the site of Spokane’s first Dick’s Sporting Goods store Monday night. …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Metal thieves hit Dick’s Sporting Goods
A reported theft at Dick’s Sporting Goods is being investigated by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. The thieves stole metal roofing, sheriff’s spokesman Craig Chamberlin said.
Mon., May 21, 2012, 1:09 p.m.
Metal theft nets $250,000 in restitution
A man who stole metal as part of a licensed business has been ordered to pay about $250,000 in restitution.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2011
Boat company supervisor sentenced for stealing 180 tons of aluminum
COLVILLE – A trusted supervisor whose thefts nearly bankrupted a Colville boat manufacturer was sentenced Monday to six years in prison – two years more than a deputy prosecutor recommended. …