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Copper Theft at AEP Substation Yard

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FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -

An AEP Substation at 3701 Callicoate Road was the victim of a theft over the weekend.  AEP personnel reported someone entered the AEP yard by cutting the gate's chain leading to the power transmission area.  Once inside, the thief or thieves stole 50 feet of heavy gauge copper wire.  The theft and damage is estimated over $2000.

Anyone with any information on these crimes is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit a tip online at www.888-TIPS.com.  Tips are taken in the strictest confidence and can earn the caller a cash reward.