STATUS: Approved

Alert Details
Theft Type: Reporting a Theft
Theft of: Copper Telecommunications Cable Infrastructure
Date and Time of Theft: 10/15/2020 03:00
Broadcast: 10/30/2020 2:37:48 PM
United States Springfield MISSOURI 65804 GREENE Rear 1117 - 1139 E. Commercial St.
Metal - Copper and Brass
Name Brand/Serial:
Color: Copper
Length: 250
Diameter: 2
Weight(lbs.): 31
Total Dollar Amount: 5,000.00 (Estimated)
Additional Identifying Characteristics:
Copper telephone cable infrastructure; 250 feet of 50 pair aerial telephone cable (100 wires, 26 gauge wires) covered by a black plastic outer sheath, aluminum inner shield, & multi-colored plastic on individual wires . Usually is cut into smaller lengths/weights to avoid some recycler reporting requirements. The plastic sheath may be burned off to expose copper wires. Usually will be presented as #2 burnt copper. Sometimes described as a “rats nest” clump of twisted wires. See attached pictures for example. Contact AT&T Asset Protection-Scott Whitener 314-331-9805

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Law Enforcement Information
Agency Name: Springfield Police Dept.
Phone Number: (417) 864-1810
Email Address:
Officer Name: Officer Danny
Case Number: 20-34872
Broadcast Radius:
250 miles
Special Handling: