WHITESBORO, Tex. -- Another copper theft has been reported north of Whitesboro at Sandusky and Brumlowe Road. This time, it cost Union Pacific Railroad about $5,000.
Someone stole several wooden spools of the copper wire, took the wiring, and dumped the spools.
The railroad estimates it was a total of more than 3,500 feet of copper, which can sell for around $4 per pound.