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Power cord theft means $10k in losses for Abilene business

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Mar 15 2014 06:49:47 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 15 2014 06:49:55 PM CDT
Can-Doo Budjet Rentals
ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene business has fallen victim to what appears to be copper theft amounting to thousands of dollars in damage.

According to an incident report, an unknown person(s) stole 30-foot power cords from five portable restroom trailers located at Can-Doo Budjet Rentals on Goliad Drive. It seems the cords were targeted for the copper they contain.

The business estimates it will cost $10,000 to make up for the loss.

Anonymous tips can be reported to Abilene Crime Stoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.