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October 18, 2013 at 9:22 AM

Man who stole copper wire from Sea-Tac Airport pleads guilty

A man who stole thousands of feet of copper wire from the runway light towers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this year pleaded guilty to theft of public property. Timothy Lynch, 50, faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge James L. Robart on Jan. 13. According to…

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April 26, 2013 at 4:47 PM

4 accused of stealing $120K in copper wire from Seattle City Light

Four suspects who claimed to be helping a non-profit before they allegedly stole about $120,000 of copper from Seattle City Light have been caught. Two people had earlier called City Light claiming to be members of the Cherokee Nation and asked for  a small amount of scrap copper for a nonprofit dedicated to helping disabled children. City…

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