copper theft

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  After a series of copper thefts along New York City’s subway lines, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer vows to push new legislation that would crackdown on the rash of scrap metal theft throughout the State of New York. 

Indian Point Employee Faces Copper Theft Charge

Jan 27, 2013

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police have charged a second worker at the Indian Point nuclear power plant with stealing material. They allege 40-year-old Christopher Albea of Dutchess County’s Wappingers Falls stole several thousand pounds of copper worth more than $10,000, and sold it at a scrap yard.