Indiana Farm Bureau
July 28, 2011
For more information contact:
Mindy Reef, 317-692-7822 (o), 765-426-1498 (m), email@example.com
Copper wire theft protection programs to be announced
Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference that will present the details of programs started in response to local copper wire thefts from center-pivot irrigation systems.
The first program is the Griffin Area Irrigation Protection Program, which offers a $5,000 reward for information leading to a felony conviction for copper wire theft. Additionally, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance has started a theft deterrent device pilot program.
When: 11:15 a.m. (CDT), Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
Where: Hovey House
330 Walnut Street
Mount Vernon, Ind. 47620
Speakers: Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth; Bishop Mumford, a local farmer who has experienced copper wire theft; and Jim Rink, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance’s director of farm/crop/commercial/rural.
Speakers will be available for individual interviews after the event.
- 30 -