Copper Piping Stolen Out of Vacant Apartment

The following information was supplied by the Trenton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

responded to a call about a suspicious open door at an apartment and found copper piping was removed at about 9 a.m. in the 4800 block of Fort Street.

Police said the door appeared to have been forced open and a search of the vacant apartment showed that copper piping out of all the sinks and basement had been stolen, as well as electrical wiring out of the basement.

The owner of the apartment told police he found eight of his apartments had been entered and damaged that morning. New toilets, shower fixtures and copper piping were stolen out of the other apartments, according to a Trenton police report.

Contact Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch editor Nate Stemen natestemen@patch.com with questions on police reports.


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