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Scrap Metal

(School district inspector general John Downs, left, and city controller Alan Butkovitz, center, with some metal objects recovered in the investigation.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Phila. Controller: 2 Public Employees Caught Selling Off City’s Scrap Metal

Controller Alan Butkovitz, at lectern in photo, declined to identify the employees — he says it’s a personnel matter at this point — but he says one was a Streets Department employee and the other a school district locksmith.

04/03/2014

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Woman Rescued After Truck Tips Over Spilling Load Onto Car Trapping Driver On Route 202

Rescue crews freed a woman trapped in her vehicle for more than an hour after a truck carrying scrap metal overturned, spilling its load onto the car.

09/04/2013

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Suspects Arrested In Connection With Grate Thefts Along I-95

An Eyewitness News Exclusive – Thieves leave potentially dangerous road hazards around Philadelphia and PennDOT is shocked to learn who is accused of doing the stealing for scrap metal.

10/09/2012