Crime Stoppers, Xcel energy team up to stop copper theft

Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help with this week's Crime of the Week.

Xcel Energy and Amarillo Crime Stoppers has teamed up to combat copper thefts in and around the Borger and Hutchinson County area.

Tips leading to the arrests of suspects who have stolen copper from these sites have been raised to $5,500.

If you have information regarding these crimes and any other crimes contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers or Amarillo Police Department at 374-4400. You can also submit a tip online at

All tips remain anonymous and if your tip leads to arrest you could receive a reward up to $1,000.