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$14k in railroad signal components reported stolen in Downers Grove

Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 1:20 p.m. CDT

DOWNERS GROVE – About $14,000 in railroad signal components were reported stolen from four cargo shipping containers between July 1 and Sept. 30 at Walnut and Burlington avenues in Downers Grove.

Police said the signals have high copper content.

The containers were pad-locked, which were removed with what police assume was a grinder. There are no suspects, and the BNSF Railway police are investigating.

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