CHARLOTTE On May 27, Vermont State Police responded to a theft of copper wire from the power sub-station construction site on Ferry Road in Charlotte. It was determined that several thousand dollars worth of copper had been stolen from the site along with a few power tools. According to NBC-TV News, since April 2005 the price of copper pipe and tubing has risen nearly 71 percent. Thieves steal it and resell it. Anyone with information should contact Sr. Trp. Garry Scott Vermont State Police Williston 802-878-7111.