Report: 3 LIRR Workers Accused Of Stealing Thousands Of Pounds Of Copper WireThree Long Island Rail Road workers have been charged with stealing thousands of pounds of copper wire from the railroad and selling it for scrap.
Final Ex-LIRR Worker Sentenced In Copper Theft SchemeThe prosecutor had sought 90 days in jail. But the judge said Michael Carsten, 27, should get on with his life and sentenced him Tuesday to a one-year conditional discharge, plus a fine and restitution.
LIRR: Copper Theft To Blame For Morning Delays, CancellationsSpokesman Aaron Donovan said the copper theft caused nearly 10 cancellations during the morning rush.
$75K In Copper Stolen From NJ Power PlantDetective Capt. Robert Rowan of the Clifton Police Department says holes were cut in the fence at the PSE&G plant on Thanksgiving and several large sections of copper wire were take from 10-foot-tall spools.

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