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Looting at O.C. home damaged by wildfire

December 9, 2008 12:38:11 PM PST
Two women are under arrest in Yorba Linda, suspected of looting copper piping from a home that burned down during last month's wildfire.The Orange County Register reports police arrested the women, ages 36 and 19, while investigating reports of a suspicious van outside the home.

Police found several copper pipes inside the van.

The women were booked on suspicion of possessing stolen property.

One officer says it's the first time he's heard of looters targeting burned-out homes.


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