Posts Tagged ‘copper’

Man Allegedly Steals $10,000 Worth of Copper From Metro Facilities

The trickle-down effect of the global copper shortage has hit the Metro system.
The Metro Transit Police announced Thursday evening that, after a months-long investigation, it arrested a man for stealing copper wire from Metro facilities in Maryland.
James J. Mulcahey III allegedly took copper from Metro facilities including Greenbelt Rail Yard, between June and November. He [...]

The Needle: Underwater Washington

Aqualumbia: What would Washington look like if global warming melted the ice caps? Not great. -2
Metal Meddling: Like a pair of jonesing meth heads, the District and Verizon are fighting over copper wire. -1

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