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Thieves Strip Copper From Cell Phone Tower
Hawaii Created: 9 May 2007
MILILANI, Hawaii -- Thieves stripped a Sprint cellular phone tower of its copper on the campus of Mililani High School.

It is not the first time that the school was hit by copper theft. In August, thieves stole six copper downspouts from the gym. The next night, thieves stole three more.

Vice Principal Jim Peterson said copper pipe has been stolen along with wiring from some of the school's portable buildings.

In the most recent case, thieves who got into the school's stadium near the press box area, ripped out wiring from a cell phone antennae.

Thieves have caused thousands of dollars in damage, Peterson said. He said that money could have benefited the students
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Source: Hawaii Channel.com, 07 May 2007

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