|Alfa Offers $10,000 Reward for Metal Theft|
Alfa Insurance is offering an additional $10,000 reward for information leading to a conviction for the theft of copper and other metal from poultry houses, farm irrigation systems and other property in Alabama covered by an Alfa Insurance policy. Alabama Farmers Federation members already benefit from a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction for theft from their property.
"The theft of copper wiring and other valuable metal is growing, especially in our rural communities," said Alfa Insurance and Alabama Farmers Federation President Jerry Newby. "Criminals who commit these acts cost our policyholders money, and they often do thousands of dollars in damage to property and cripple the equipment and buildings farmers depend on for their livelihoods."
The $10,000 reward will be paid to the first person who furnishes information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons involved in copper or metal theft taken from property in Alabama covered by an Alfa Insurance policy.
Alfa Insurance is the leading insurer of farms in the state. In recent years, dozens of farmers and other rural residents have reported property damage related to copper theft. Anyone with information related to the theft of copper is encouraged to contact local law enforcement officials.