Police investigating string of copper thefts

New Caanan police are investigating a string of copper thefts that have occurred in town over the past two months.

Police say that more than 10 copper downspouts worth about 50,000, were taken from a home last month.

Police say that more than 10 copper downspouts worth about 50,000, were taken from a home last month. (12/11/12)

NEW CAANAN - New Caanan police are investigating a string of copper thefts that have occurred in the town over the past two months.


Authorities say that 10 copper downspouts worth about $50,000 were taken from a home on Mariomi Road last month.


Police say that thieves usually drive around looking for homes with copper pipes and typically strike when they assume no one is home.

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