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Thieves target cell phone towers

Law enforcement agencies across the Heart of the Valley have reported a spike in copper thefts from construction sites, air conditioning units and now cell phone towers.

A Verizon Wireless outlet, located at 600 Grove Avenue in Boaz, reported the theft of 50 feet of copper wiring from its cell phone tower yesterday.

The wire was valued at $ 2,000.00.  

Police have not made any arrests in connection with the theft.

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