Copper taken from WHS construction site
Some time Wednesday night or early Thursday thieves raided the construction project for the new Walhalla High School. Their take amounted to 273 feet of copper—worth more than $2 thousand. Jimmy Watt, spokesman for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, quotes investigators as saying the theft occurred in a part of the new school building and copper was removed from the walls. Anyone with information on the copper theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888/CRIME-SC, 638-STOP, or text a tip to 274637. You don’t have to give your name. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2 thousand.