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Parts reported stolen from air conditioners

By Staff | Mar 16, 2011

Several air conditioning units at a commercial center on Hancock Bridge Parkway were stripped of their bass parts, according to a report.
Cape Coral police responded Monday to a report of theft and criminal mischief at the Hancock Professional Center, located at 2328 Hancock Bridge Parkway. Upon arrival, police met with the maintenance person.
The man told police that he received a maintenance call that the air conditioners were blowing hot air, the report states. The man arrived at approximately 2 p.m. and found that five units had been broken open.
The brass interior parts were removed from the air conditioners.
All five will have to be replaced because of the damage, according to the report. There was a Gibson air conditioner worth $3,000, two Goodman units valued at $3,500 and $4,000, and two Ruud air conditioners worth $3,500.
The man stated that the theft happened between March 1 and Monday.
Anyone with information can contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 574-3223 or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS (8477).