Copper wire stolen from Sherman school

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

SHERMAN, Tex. -- At least two Sherman schools have been hit by thieves this summer. After Sory Elementary School was targeted earlier this summer, now Texoma Christian School has also been hit by copper wire thieves.

In both cases, the burglars were after copper wire. Someone damaged eight air conditioning units at TCS, two of which had the copper wire stolen. Six other units had Freon drained. The suspects also broke out two of the building panels to get under the portable buildings to get even more copper wire.

No word on how much it will cost the school to get it all repaired before classes resume next month.

Investigators are hopeful that surveillance video will lead to an arrest.


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  • by Anonymous Location: Whitesboro on Jul 17, 2008 at 10:35 AM
    This is getting ridiculous!!! Callisburg schools also had copper stolen. I hope these low life jerks get caught! What is this world coming to? Burn 'em at the stake!!!
  • by J Location: DENISON on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:32 AM
    Big part of the copper theft problem is greed on the part of the purchaser. They don't give a crap where it comes from, in fact, they would rather buy from the junkies, because they will take any amount they can get. Make the purchasers face jail time for buying obviously stolen wire or catalytic converters. Buying stolen goods is still a crime...isn't it?
  • by anonymous Location: sherman on Jul 16, 2008 at 04:27 PM
    Low lifes! I hope wherever you try to sell it calls the cops on you.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 16, 2008 at 04:10 PM
    How low can you go?
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