Copper Thieves strike Bangor Hydro a Second Time

Updated 5 years ago

Bangor Hydro is releasing reports that newly-installed copper wiring was stolen from one of their substations over the weekend.Utility crews finished making repairs from an earlier wire theft on Friday evening. When they returned Monday, work crews discovered the thieves had returned to steal the newly installed copper wire from the substation in its northern service territory.John Greaves, a safety officer with Bangor Hydro said the utility is working with the sheriff’s department and state police to find the thieves.Greaves said the thieves could be injured or killed by cutting the wires.


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