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Thieves Steal Copper Wiring Off Grain Bin

The White County Sheriff’s Department received a call on Thursday July 13th in regards to Criminal Damage and Theft on his property. Sgt Craig Poole arrived at property located off of County Road 1150 E and spoke with Jack Sailer of Carmi who stated that the power supply wires on a grain bin had been cut and the copper wires were removed. Sailer told Poole it had been a couple of months since he had observed the power supply to the grain bin in normal operating conditions.

A complaint was signed by Sailer for Theft under $500

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3 comments
  1. Scott
    Scott
    July 18, 2023 at 5:47 pm

    I’d love to read about these scumbags getting electrocuted while stealing wires.

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    • Harley
      Harley
      July 18, 2023 at 8:33 pm

      That would be great, imo!!

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  2. Rich G
    Rich G
    July 19, 2023 at 7:39 am

    When I worked for GE the boys with Georgia Power and Alabama Power would send us pictures of geniuses that thought that a pair of linemen’s plyers had enough insulation for them to cut cables as a power substation. The results were impressive! Limbs blown or burned off. Total bodies charred. Like they say “Stupid is as stupid does!”

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