STATUS: Approved

Alert Details
Theft Type: Reporting a Theft
Theft of: Active Copper Signal Wire
Date and Time of Theft: 5/20/2020 14:55
Broadcast: 5/20/2020
United States Swanlake IDAHO 83281 BANNOCK Union Pacific Railroad Right of Way
Metal - Copper and Brass
Name Brand/Serial:
Color: Copper
Length: 5000
Diameter: 0.162
Weight(lbs.): 397
Total Dollar Amount: 3,250.00 (Estimated)
Additional Identifying Characteristics:
#6 AWG Solid Copper Wire. Some wire was newer and insulated and some wire was older, bare and weathered. Insulation likely to be stripped prior to sale at scrap yard. Wire may still contain "nicopress" type copper sleeves that were used to repair signal wire. Sample wire picture attached.

Copper Wire Description Photo.jpg
Law Enforcement Information
Agency Name: Union Pacific Railroad Police Department
Phone Number: (888) 877-7267
Email Address:
Officer Name: William Aarde
Case Number: 20028242
Broadcast Radius:
200 miles
Special Handling: