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$300K in damage: Calgary men charged after copper wire thefts from oilwell sites

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CALGARY, A.B. – Two Calgary men face multiple charges after thefts of copper wire and tools at several rural oilwell sites.

Police say about $300,000 in damage was caused by thieves who cut the wire out of buildings.

The Calgary Police Service says it worked with RCMP to track, locate and arrest two suspects.

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Pieces of unstripped copper wire and heavy equipment tools, including bolt cutters and power tools, were found in a vehicle.

Brian Tanner, who is 43, and Jonathan Paul, who is 38, face various break and enter charges.

Tanner is also charged with breach of recognizance and possession of a controlled substance.

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