Copper theft continues as police investigate yet another report. Corozal Police report that sixty-two year old Noel Samodee, a retired Trinidadian and US Citizen of Four Miles Lagoon on the Phillip Goldson Highway reported that around 6:30 in the morning on Tuesday of this week there was a power outage in his residence. Samodee informed police that he made checks at the breaker box that was outside of his house on a cement pole and noticed that the ground had been dug and refilled.
As he made further checks he realized that someone had tampered with the wires from the meter box and about 630 feet of number six copper wire was missing. The cost of the stolen copper wire is estimated to be around $1,200. Corozal Police are investigating the incident and ask the public if they have information concerning the sale of copper wires or the theft of it to please contact the Corozal Police at 402-0022 or any other police station or call 922.
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