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Man charged over copper wire thefts in Ipswich

May 16, 2024 12:14 pm in by
Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.

Ipswich detectives have charged a man after copper wire was allegedly stolen from a telecommunications site in Ipswich on May 4.

It will be alleged at approximately 1am, the man attended the location at Riverview and stole approximately $10,000 worth of copper cable.

The stolen wire was recovered that same day as a result of police actions.

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Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.

A 43-year-old Redbank Plains man was today arrested and charged with one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle and stealing.

He was refused police bail .

He appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court yesterday.

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