'No Cash For Copper' Proving EffectivePolice say that the new copper theft law is making a difference.
2 Plead Guilty to Wire Theft After Joplin TornadoPolice arrested the defendants three days after the tornado, which killed 161 people. More than $500 worth of copper was found in the men's truck.
Alleged Copper Thief Shot By Property OwnerPropery owner followed alleged thief from Affton to south St. Louis
O'Fallon, Missouri Police Search For Copper ThievesThe homes are being targeted by scrap metal thieves who are taking copper pipes from the basement of each home.
Holiday Lights Blink Out? Don't Toss - Recycle"We found this waste stream that had some value that wasn't being resourced," explains Craig Jung, Executive Director of the not-for-profit St. Louis Green.
Cell Towers Stripped of Copper; St. Louis County Considers Crack-DownHopes to better keep track of scrap thieves to steal from cars, air conditioners and even phone lines and cell towers.
STL Police Hold Metal Theft SummitPolice, Aldermen, Scrap Metal Dealers discuss tougher metal theft ordinance
Man catches copper thief in the act, shoots him

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