Source: Saperaud via Wikimedia CommonsScrap metal thefts have been plaguing the neighborhood [/local-scrap-metal-thefts-cost-the-city-4m-a-year/] in recent months. The most recent is perhaps also the most brazen to date. On Sunday, September 9, a man was caught exiting a construction site in broad daylight with about $5,000 worth of copper pipes.
Source: Mike Peel via Wikimedia CommonsValuable scrap metal has been disappearing from curbs on recycling nights and it is costing the city millions. “People are renting U-Hauls and vans and going around the streets the night before [recycling], when people put stuff out, and they are taking it,” said Lieutenant