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New device helps contractor deter copper thieves

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New device helps contractor deter copper thieves

Nine months ago, David Wright's construction company in Phoenix was losing up to $20,000 in copper theft per project, a serious problem in Arizona that last year prompted two new laws.  

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McKinney Musician Zane Williams Helped Houston Cops Catch Over 100 Instrument Thieves

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McKinney Musician Zane Williams Helped Houston Cops Catch Over 100 Instrument Thieves

In May of last year, while touring through Houston, the McKinney-based country musician Zane Williams was ripped off big time.  

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Zane Williams’ Stolen Van and Trailer Inspires Song

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Zane Williams’ Stolen Van and Trailer Inspires Song

We hear this sad story way too often. Last Saturday, while Zane Williams and his band stopped for lunch at a Mexican restaurant just north of Houston, the van and trailer containing all of their gear was stolen.

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Meet The Device That Could Stop Thieves Stealing Bands’ Gear

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Meet The Device That Could Stop Thieves Stealing Bands’ Gear

If you’re an avid Tone Deaf reader, you’ll know that we regularly report on local bands and artists who’ve had their gear stolen. We’re never excited to run these stories, but we always hope that doing so might lead to the gear being recovered.

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Crime Victim Scores High-Tech Victory

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Crime Victim Scores High-Tech Victory

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA A Metro Atlanta home builder is striking back after months of playing victim to thieves. Like other home builders, Patrick Lockman is struggling with a challenging economy. As if that wasn't bad enough, thieves have made him a frequent target in recent months.

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