Copper Bandits

CPD Case #2017-003102, 2017-003967, 2017-004083, 2017-004481, 2017-006915, 2017-007468, 2017-008149

Multiple parks in Columbia have been targeted by thieves recently for copper. The Columbia/Boone County CrimeStoppers Board of Directors has agreed to offer a cash reward for tips leading to an arrest of the suspect(s) in these crimes. Reward amounts range up to $400 and tipsters remain completely anonymous.

The Columbia Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the following copper thefts:

  • Weekend of 3/25/17 at 1615 Business Loop 70 West, Cosmo Park (2017-003102)
  • Overnight hours of 4/20/17 to 4/21/17 at 1800 Parkside Drive, LA Nickell Golf Clubhouse (2017-003967)
  • Weekend of 4/21/17 at 2001 Parkside Drive, LA Nickell Maintenance Building (2017-004083)
  • Overnight hours of 5/2/17 to 5/3/17 at 2001 East Broadway, Stephens Lake Park (2017-004481)
  • 9:00 p.m. on 7/1/17 to 3:45 p.m. on 7/2/17 at 6700 St. Charles Road East, Lake of the Woods Golf Course (2017-006915)
  • 3:00 p.m. on 7/16/17 to 7:00 a.m. on 7/17/17 at 2001 Parkside Drive, LA Nickell Maintenance Building (2017-007468)
  • 8:51 p.m. on 8/2/17 to 5:30 a.m. on 8/3/17 at 6700 St. Charles Road East, Lake of the Woods Golf Course (2017-008149)

Tips can be reported to the CrimeStoppers hotline at (573) 875-8477.