Copper thieves knock out phone, internet in Tahuya
November 16, 2023
Tahuya and North Belfair residents suffered phone and internet outages Tuesday, after thieves removed copper wiring in the area, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.
Two pedestals and one vault were broken into about one-fourth mile north of Dewatto Hills Road, Deputy Matt Colbenson told the Herald.
The theft caused about $25,000 worth of damage to the phone lines according to the phone company, Colbenson said.
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