Police Investigate 37K Loss in Wire Theft
Jeff Garretson - Tue 11:16 AM 10/16/2012
Thousands of dollars of wire is damaged and stolen from a Salina lot.
According to Deputy Police Chief Carson Mansfield, four spools of wire that were being stored by Wilson Auctions at 601 S. Broadway, were stolen sometime between Sunday at 10pm and Monday afternoon around 4pm.
Police say several spools of wire and coax cable were taken, while a 500-foot spool of 4-inch pressurized wire worth $22,500 was damaged beyond repair when it was cut.
Thieves also cut a metal chain to gain access to the lot.
Total loss and damage is listed at $37,005.