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Copper wiring taken from mattress plant

Wiring stolen from Albany mattress plant

Suspect in Jamison Bedding break-in (Special Photo)

Suspect in Jamison Bedding break-in (Special Photo)

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Suspect in Jamison Bedding break-in (Special Photo)

ALBANY — Police are looking for a man believed to have taken copper wiring from the Jamison Bedding factory at 1404 Industrial Blvd. and they’re asking for the public’s help in finding him.

A report by the Albany Police Department states that an officer responded to the Jamison plant shortly after 2 p.m. on April 30 after a burglary dispatch. Derrick Lewis, a plant representative, told police that an unknown person or persons had entered the Jamison building and removed an undetermined amount of copper wiring.

Surveillance cameras at the site showed bay doors at the south end of the building as the entry point for the theft, with a personnel door the point of exit, the report stated.

Lewis told the officer that the copper theft took place place some time between Feb. 1 and April 30, the report stated.

According to Lewis, the cost to replace the wiring, and to repair the damaged electrical panels would be at least $25,000.

Anyone with knowledge of the Jamison burglary is asked to call the Albany Police Department’s criminal investigation bureau at (229) 431-3288 or CrimeStoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) to leave information anonymously for a possible reward.