Posts Tagged ‘scrap metal’

Secretary of State assisting in investigation of school A/C thefts, vandalism

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has issued an alert on the statewide scrap metal registration system, LeadsOnline, regarding the recent theft and vandalism of more than 50 air conditioning units in Jackson area schools. “You cannot get much worse than stealing from schoolchildren at the start of the school year,” says Secretary of […] [...]

Hood joins other AGs in efforts to curb copper theft

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper and representatives for Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell met in Memphis yesterday for a roundtable discussion on the growing concern of copper theft. Representatives from Mississippi’s Secretary of State’s Office, Agriculture Commission and Department of Public Safety also attended […] [...]

Scrap metal thieves stealing bridge supports

by Published: October 10,2011

Tags: bridges, pilings, public safety, scrap metal, thefts, transportation, travel

CHICKASAW COUNTY — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking assistance from the public with any information concerning the removal of steel support “H” pilings from state and local bridges in Chickasaw County. The pilings provide support for the bridges.  The removal of any piling puts the motoring public at risk. It is vital […] [...]

Other states join watch for post-flood scrap metal thieves

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has already warned scrap metal thieves that authorities were watching to ensure they do not steal from flooded homes and businesses. Now others, even some outside the state, are joining in that watch. The Mississippi Department of Transportation, Secretary of State’s Office and local law enforcement officials say […] [...]

Hosemann warns post-flood scrap metal thieves

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is warning scrap metal thieves that local law enforcement agencies and the Secretary of State’s Office are on the lookout. “As floodwaters rise, so does the potential for scrap metal thieves to prey on flood victims who have moved to higher ground,” says Hosemann. “Our agency has begun […] [...]

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