(Another copper theft)…The IID was the target.
The Imperial Irrigation District has been a major target of copper thieves. Rewards have been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of copper thieves. This week, they struck at a transformer in the 1100 block of North Imperial Avenue. Imperial Irrigation District employees told El Centro police the thieves cut the locks on the door housing the transformer. They took about 45 feet of copper wire, valued at $450.