User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


59° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Copper Theft Closer To Being Solved

December 7, 2012, 6:02 PM by Sammi Bjelland

Copper Theft Closer To Being Solved
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Sioux Falls police are close to cracking a recent construction site copper theft.

You may remember we told you about Waterbury Heating and Cooling losing nearly $4,000 of copper and other materials last week. After offering a reward, tips started coming in and police are closing in.

It's been just over a week since Waterbury Heating and Cooling offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. 
Since offering the reward through social media and here on KELOLAND News, Waterbury has seen a lot of responses.

"A few people contacted us and we had a few credible people that came forward to give us some tips. Some of the tips we'd given to police," Waterbury CEO Tom Stritecky said.

Now, police are expanding the investigation. Although he can't say much about the ongoing investigation,  Stritecky can say there's more to this case than just his $4,000 worth of stolen materials.

"Fortunately they have connected the dots to a few of the crimes that are going on in town. Not necessarily ours, but everything seems to be working together. And they are aggressively working on it," Stritecky said.

Stritecky's case is still unresolved and the reward is still out there. But he says he's content with how things are moving forward.

"As long as it solves any of the crimes to help the community, and prevent it from happening to me or for someone else again, I'm okay with that," said Stritecky.

Stritecky says he is still taking tips, and the $1,000 reward is still available.

He also mentioned that local recycling businesses in town now require identification to sell raw materials. They hope this will make it easier for police to match stolen materials to the time frame in which they were sold.

 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Two People Go To Hospital Following Fight

7/28/2014 11:30 AM

Sioux Falls Police say a large fight behind the Best Buy store on 41st Street landed two people in the hospital early Sunday morning.

Full Story
Fmr. Walworth State's Attny. Charged With Rape

7/30/2014 1:27 PM

The former Walworth County State's Attorney has been arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree rape.

Full Story
Clerk Hurt During Attempted Robbery

7/27/2014 8:07 AM

Sioux Falls police are investigating an early morning attempted armed robbery that injured a clerk at a west-side convenience store.

Full Story
Jansen Held Without Bond On Rape Charges

7/31/2014 5:27 PM

The former Walworth County State's Attorney is being held without bond in Pierre on three counts of child rape.

Full Story | Watch
Severe Thunderstorm Hits Corsica

7/26/2014 5:55 PM

Severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail today in many parts of KELOLAND.

Full Story | Watch


Events