Cedartown police are investigating theft of copper and other metal items stolen from a local business, according to reports.
The business owner, according to Cedartown Police Department reports, discovered the theft at his North Main Street business Monday, Jan. 30.
Police found a badly damaged breaker box when they arrived at the business. Reports state there were numerous breakers missing and copper wire had been pulled from the conductor.
Reports also state an air conditioner unit was damaged with copper pieces stolen. Police also noted that a lock on a gate located on the south end of the business had been cut.
The value of the items reported stolen remains undermined.
A Cedartown woman trying to file her taxes discovered her identity had been stolen, according to police reports.
Cedartown Police Department reports state the woman reported the identity theft Jan. 28.
Reports state she went to H & R Block to file her income taxes. A H & R Block representative later called her to say her filing had been returned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The woman told police she called the IRS and was told someone had already filed this year’s taxes under her social security number.