• Sperry police investigate copper theft

    By: Jackie DelPilar


    SPERRY, Okla. - Police in Sperry are investigating after a copper theft from a local business.

    Officers said they were alerted about a burglary from a business along Cincinnati Avenue Sunday.

    The owner told police someone stole multiple rolls of copper and other items.

    Because of their investigation, police said they believe the thief was an employee of the store who knew where the supplies were kept.

    Police served a warrant on the suspect's house and found the stolen items, but they have not made any arrests, though they have a suspect. 

    Police will not release the name of the business or suspect, because it's an open investigation.

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