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Attempted Copper Theft Suspect Arrested

An electrical substation on Salt Lake Blvd. was broken into yesterday morning between 3:45 am and 4:20 am. Two suspects cut ground copper wiring and were in the process of removing it from the property when security arrived on the scene. The two suspects fled the scene and were not located. HPD investigators began working on the case and through the investigation were able to positively identify one of the suspects as a 28 year old male. He was located by police at an address on Halona Street yesterday at 6:50 pm and arrested for the attempted theft and also arrested for two outstanding warrants.