Copper wiring worth $9,000 stolen near Brookings

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BROOKINGS — Copper wiring valued at approximately $9,000 has been stolen from mining equipment, this time just southeast of Brookings.

The incident occurred at 9:48 p.m. Sunday and was reported at 3:01 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Thursday news release from the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. The thievery happened at a building site on 32nd Street near 34th Avenue Southeast.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the incident. Anyone with any information can call the office at 605-696-8300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by visiting or by calling 605-692-STOP (7867).