Miscreants damage power poles in Langley; BC Hydro says repair would cost $75,000

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Langley: Langley RCMP and BC Hydro are seeking assistance of the public to identify the person(s) responsible for a copper theft where an astonishing amount of damage was done to the power poles. On Feb 16, Langley RCMP responded to a report of damage to power poles and transformers on the 5700 block of Production Way. BC Hydro crew says two power poles have been chopped down and three attached electrical transformers have been opened and their contents stolen along with the connecting cables. BC Hydro has said that the damage and repair costs are believed to be in excess of $75,000.