by WREG Memphis
It’s a problem that costs people thousands of dollars, and usually the most innocent fall victim.
Some churches and business are being wiped out by metal thieves who trash thousands of dollars in mechanics for a few hundred dollars in scrap metal.
Calvary Chapel doesn’t have insurance and fell victim to the crime for the second time in two weeks.
First, their church was ransacked then thieves came back and stole their air conditioning units for the metal inside.
“You realize that even a church is not sacred anymore. That someone would want to come steal from us. Even two times within the last couple of weeks,” said Pastor Phillip Ferrell.
Full article here: http://wreg.com/2012/05/21/fighting-metals-thefts-in-memphis/