Tag Archive for copper

Crash Barrier Thieves

We are used to hearing how kilometres of copper wire is being stolen and sold for scrap, but now thieves have turned to even stealing metal crash barriers from the roads.

Velilla Copper Theft Thwarted

The Guardia Civil arrested a young man and a minor on a building site in Velilla, whom they had caught in the act of allegedly stripping copper from electrical installations.

Lack of Light

The front page this month concerns itself with the ongoing (or not) issues in relation to the completion (or not) of the A-7. However, this little article is more concerned with the local issue of not a single light on the La Herradura exit from the A-7.
The lack of lighting has been a problem now for several months, and is the result of unscrupulous thieves (is there any other kind?) who stole all the copper wiring for resale in the now very lucrative scrap metal market.