Thieves have hit
two more telecommunication towers in Duneland, one in Pine Township, the
other in Jackson Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
police, sometime prior to 9:28 a.m. Wednesday someone cut the lock off a
gated cell tower facility on C.R. 600N in Jackson Township, then cut the
lock off a work trailer and removed a variety of power tools, hand tools,
and socket sets belonging to Communications Infrastructure of Austin, Texas.
The PCSP did not
provide a total estimate of the loss but a company employee put the
replacement cost at “several thousands of dollars,” police said.
prior to 2:22 p.m. Wednesday, someone cut the lock off the gate at a cell
tower facility on C.R. 500E in Pine Township, then pried open a pair of A/C
units and removed two 10-foot sections of copper piping, police said.
Police put that
loss at $100.
come a little over a week after thieves forcibly entered a cell tower
facility on C.R. 850N in Liberty Township, pried open a pair of A/C units
serving it, and removed four rolls of copper wiring. Police put total loss
and damage in that theft at $16,000.