Monday, October 24, 2022

Thousands of Dollars in Items Stolen from Schuylkill County PPL Substation

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in items from a PPL Electric Utilities Substation near Delano.

According to Troopers, the theft occurred between October 3rd, 2022, and October 6th, 2022.  An investigation found that someone entered the substation on the Lofty Road in Delano Township during this timeframe and removed thousands of dollars in tools and cooper wire from a locked storage container.

The items stolen include:

  • 2 Gold Yale Locks
  • 50 feet of 500m Bare Copper Wire
  • 75 feet of 5/0 Bare Copper Wire
  • Husky Brand Wire/Cable Cutters
  • Milwaukee Brand Bandsaw
  • Electrical Wire Stripper
  • Electrical Knockout Set
  • Ripley Termination Kit Stripper
  • Speed SXS Mousetrap
  • Ripley Semi Con Tool
The total value of all the items stole was over $7,000.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked contact Trooper Karaman at the Frackville Barracks by calling (570) 874-5300.