Reward In Las Cruces Copper Thefts

Mar 21, 2013

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for breaking into and stealing copper wiring from five homes that are under construction.

On the morning of Wednesday, March 20, Las Cruces Police learned that four homes under construction on the 3600 block of Santa Marcella, and one home being built on the 3600 block of San Clemente, were broken into and copper wiring was ripped from the walls.

The burglaries are believed to have been committed sometime Tuesday evening or during the early-morning hours of Wednesday.

Anyone with information that can help identify who is responsible for committing these burglaries is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.