A Michigan House committee has approved legislation to monitor the sale of scrap metal and other frequently stolen materials.
An alleged copper thief is behind bars after he was caught in the act.
An empty police cruiser used as a decoy and security cameras monitored by the police department failed to help protect Highland Park’s shuttered water plant from ruthless copper thieves.
Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a break-in at a vacant school in Pontiac.
The Michigan Department of Transportation says one-fifth of the lights along freeways in Metro Detroit aren’t working — and copper thieves are mainly to blame.
Detroit police say a man who was apparently trying to steal copper from a transformer on a DTE Energy pole was electrocuted.
A reward up to $10K is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of thieves stealing copper and other materials from some of the utility’s substations in southern Michigan.
Three young men were arrested in Dearborn after being caught red-handed, stealing copper plumbing from a home under renovation.
Detroit Police say a man may have been trying to steal something from a vacant apartment building when he was allegedly shot to death by a security guard.
A Windsor Chrysler worker has been arrested for allegedly stealing copper welding tips from the Chrysler Canada minivan plant.