Copper stolen from 14 air conditioning units at Myrtle Beach area business

troot@thsunnews.comMay 6, 2011 

Horry County police are investigating the theft of copper from 14 air conditioning units from a Myrtle Beach area business, said Sgt. Robert Kegler.

Police were called Thursday to Next Step Partners located at 3701 Waccamaw Blvd., for a malicious damage complaint, Kegler said. Officers found 14 units had been damaged and the copper stolen from them.

More than $100,000 in the damage to the units and the theft of the copper was reported, Kegler said. Detectives are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information can call Horry County police at 915-5350 or to remain anonymous 915-8477.

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