Thief makes off with 100 pounds of copper from Schuylkill Co. garage

Published: 10:40 AM EDT Oct 08, 2013
Copper wire

Police in Schuylkill County are looking for a copper thief.

Sometime between 5 p.m. Friday and 6:45 a.m. Monday, someone broke into a garage on Mollystown Road in Tremont Twp., and stole around 100 pounds of copper wire off two trucks owned by Pike Electric of Mount Airy, N.C., state police said.

The garage is owned by 66-year-old Thomas Zimmerman.

There's no word on how the thief broke into the garage.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call state police at 570-739-1330.