Copper Thief

Daniel Paige (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Police: Convicted Thief Electrocuted While Stealing Copper

Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, a friend of Daniel J. Paige, 50, directed police to his body near some ComEd lines on the property of Seeler Industries.


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Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power Line

An unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Copper Thief Busted At Landmark Home

Police arrested a Chicago man for allegedly stealing copper downspouts from homes, including one built by Frank Lloyd Wright.