Copper Thefts

November 2, 2012
Copper Thefts

The Portland Police Department is investigating continuing incidents of copper thefts from Central Maine Power Company. Central Maine Power Company has had in excess of $60,000 dollars worth of copper wire stolen from their facilities in Portland over the past three months.

During the investigation, a number of photo images were captured of suspects in the act of removing copper wire from a Central Maine Power supply yard. Portland Police detectives continue to investigate these thefts and are looking for assistance from the public in identifying the suspects in the photos.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portland Police Department at 874-8526.

To provide information anonymously, community members may contact us by text, internet, or phone.
•Mobile phone users can text the keyword “GOTCHA” plus their message to 274637 (CRIMES).
•Submit tips by going to the Portland Police Department website: and clicking "Submit an Anonymous Crime Tip.”
•Anonymous phone tips can be left on the Department’s Crime Tip line: 207-874-8584.

Here are some photos: