Bismarck police see spike in copper theftsBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck police say copper thefts are on the rise in the city.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck police say copper thefts are on the rise in the city.
The Bismarck Tribune reports that police are urging anyone with a supply of copper to secure it properly to avoid theft.
Police say thefts of copper, including wire and other items, have become more common. And businesses that keep a large amount of copper on hand should consider where its stored.
Police say construction companies should lock up all tools at the end of the day, including extension cords.