Copper Theft Suspect Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail after investigators say they caught him in the act of cutting cables to steal the copper. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrested the suspect around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 86,000 block of Bailey Hill Road. People living nearby say they’re relieved to hear … Continue reading »

Copper Thieves Target Dexter Area Again

DEXTER, Ore. — Phone and internet service in Dexter has been restored, after another outage caused by copper theft. This type of theft is costing Century Link and local communities thousands of dollars. Crews worked through the night to provide a temporary fix to the most recent phone and internet outages in the Dexter area. … Continue reading »

Dexter Power Blocked due to Copper Thief

DEXTER, Ore. — CenturyLink say it’s experiencing service outages in the Dexter area due to copper theft. This is an ongoing issue for the company. The company says 9-1-1 services, telephone and Internet connections are currently affected. Dexter residents who have an emergency should go to the nearest fire station or use a cell phone … Continue reading »