STATUS: Approved

Alert Details
Theft Type: Reporting a Theft
Theft of: copper and other metals
Date and Time of Theft: 7/7/2019 23:00
Broadcast: 7/10/2019 2:34:50 PM
United States Detroit MICHIGAN 48226 WAYNE
Metal - Copper and Brass
Name Brand/Serial:
Color: Copper
Length: 100 or more
Diameter: 1/4 or more
Weight(lbs.): 100+
Total Dollar Amount: 100,000.00
Additional Identifying Characteristics:
Substation material from large transformers was stolen over several days. The metal will include all or part of the following: oily transformers wire, brass connectors, copper bars that appear gray or galvanized on the outside, steel that contained the copper wire (probably broken up), ceramic connectors possibly mixed with the metals. These thefts continue and we expect the thieves will return with additional parts as described in the coming days - written documentation is required for this type of material as it is, by its description, obvious to be the property of a utility company.




Law Enforcement Information
Agency Name: Detroit Police Department
Phone Number: (313) 378-1944
Email Address:
Officer Name: Lt. Rebecca McKay
Case Number:
Broadcast Radius:
100 miles
Special Handling: