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Police Make Arrest In Cape Cod Copper Thief Case

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Police say Peter Strazzullo admitted to stealing copper from at least 16 Cape Cod homes.

Police say Peter Strazzullo admitted to stealing copper from at least 16 Cape Cod homes.

OSTERVILLE (CBS) – Police say they have arrested the man responsible for a rash of copper thefts on Cape Cod.

Investigators say 35-year-old Peter Strazzullo of Sandwich admitted to stealing copper downspouts from homes around Osterville over the last two months, and then selling them to a scrap dealer.

Officers say they found a pile of stolen copper in Strazzullo’s truck.

At least 16 homes were hit since the start of the year.

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