SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- The Sheriff’s Office was investigating the theft of an estimated 400 pounds of copper wire stolen from a local business this week.
Authorities said the owner of Jewell Excavating, located near the 3600 block of N. Flora Rd., believed the copper wire was stolen from his business sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
The owner said the copper wire was 3-phase, insulated, and was approximately as thick as an adult pinky finger. He said the wire would have been transported in four separate rolls, approximately 150 feet long. Replacement and repair cost was estimated at over $5,000.
No suspects had been identified. Anyone with information about the case was asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.