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Eagle Ford: Thief steals copper from La Quinta site
Wilson County NewsSeptember 26, 2012 | 1,956 views | 1 comment
FLORESVILLE -- Police here are searching for clues in a copper theft at the La Quinta Inn and Suites construction site on U.S. 181 here.
Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department said Floresville Patrolman Kevin Swinehart responded to the scene Sept. 18. Workers reported that someone stole 25 feet of copper wire from an air-conditioning condenser at the back of the building. The theft is believed to have occurred during the overnight hours Sept. 17-18.
Police found several muddy footprints leading from the condenser, through a field behind the property, and to 11th Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Floresville Police Department at 830-393-4055. Anonymous tips -- which could qualify for a cash reward if the information leads to an arrest -- can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Wilson County at 830-393-INFO (4636) or online at bit.ly/NDrIut.
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