Thieves swipe $200,000 in copper in broad daylight

You know, I see these articles a couple of times a week. With copper prices so high, people are stealing copper pipe from job sites, even live electrical wires sometimes.

But I think this heist takes the cake, at least at the moment.

In a season of scrap-metal heists, police here may have found the boldest: The theft of $200,000 worth of copper in broad daylight that required a semi-truck to haul away.
The owners of the scrap, Allen Park-based Danou Enterprises, this week posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of bandits who stole a 40-yard, 15-ton roll-off box of copper wire Dec. 22 from a demolition site

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