Thieves threatening to disrupt your electricity

9:18 AM, Nov 14, 2015 erie | wyoming | springville | nyseg | national grid Copper Theft At Power Substations Is Increasing In Erie And Wyoming Counties SPRINGVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) – The number of copper theft incidents at electrical power substations is continuing to rise …

Sheriff: Copper thieves targeting utility substations

By Evan Anstey, News 4 Digital Producer Related Coverage Copper thieves spark Springville blackout BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is saying utility companies’ substations are the subject of recent copper thefts. Thieves are reportedly cutting security gate locks and removing …

ECSO investigating substation thefts

November 9, 2015 – News, Police Blotter – Tagged: Blackout, ECSO, Springville – no comments By Colleen Mahoney ERIE COUNTY—A string of theft at area utility substations has started an investigation by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. Four utility substations have been broken into, …

Copper theft discovered during power outage

SPRINGVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) – A copper theft was discovered Sunday while power crews investigated an outage in Springville. Crews were at the substation at North and Vaughn streets to fix the power outage, caused by “phase to phase” jumping, which tripped the main breaker. …

SUBSTATIONS TARGETED FOR COPPER

A Western New York problem: Substations targeted for copper The power substation at Sumner Road and Route 77 in Darien is pictured Monday. A rash of copper thefts is causing damage and concern. (Rocco Laurienzo/Daily News By Scott DeSmit sdesmit@batavianews.com A rash of copper thefts …