The best way to curb scrap metal theft in Milwaukee, according to a city alderman, is to force the entire state to follow the same stringent material-tracking rules.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Fond du Lac police are releasing the name of the man killed in an industrial accident. He’s 34-year-old Daniel V. Lehner of Fond du Lac. Police and firefighters were called to Sadoff and Rudoy Industries shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday where a person was trapped in a piece of [...]
TOWN OF MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in the Fox Valley say they’re investigating an increasing number of scrap metal thefts as the price for copper, aluminum and nickel rises. Thieves are hitting construction sites and businesses and are scouring abandoned buildings for valuable metal. Town of Menasha police say they’ve made five arrests, but [...]
By Ann Knoedler Did you know that auto shredder residue is called fluff? Sounds harmless doesn’t it? It’s what’s left over after a vehicle has been stripped of recyclable parts, and is primarily a mixture of various plastics, rubber, miscellaneous metals, cloth, etc. The problem is that scrap metal dealers don’t have the technology to [...]