Skip to comments.New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation, Site of 2013 Sniper Attack
Posted on 08/29/2014 7:58:53 AM PDT by KeyLargo
New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation, Site of 2013 Sniper Attack
By Scott Pham and Cheryl Hurd
More than a year after a major sniper attack at an electrical substation near San Jose, a new security breach has PG&E asking the public for help. Cheryl Hurd reports.
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 Updated at 7:27 AM PDT
More than a year after a major sniper attack at an electrical substation near San Jose, a new security breach has PG&E asking the public for help.
PG&E officials said burglars stole construction equipment from the Metcalf Substation. The security breach happened at about 2 a.m. Wednesday along a fence line at the station, with burglars cutting through in three locations.
"We have certain pieces of the puzzle," Santa Clara County Sheriff's Sgt. Kurtis Stenderup said. "Not the whole puzzle we want to recreate what happened."
The station is currently undergoing upgrades to address security concerns triggered by the sniper attack last April.
Response to Power Station Attack Criticized
The attack destroyed 17 transformers and caused $15 million worth of damage. Some have said it may have been a trial run for a terrorist attack on the country's electrical grid.
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They ever hear of posting a guard? What ignorance!
It was probably more secure than ever!/S
wasn’t me. . .
or was it?
Webcams too expensive?
Maybe they put up one of those cute “No Weapons Allowed” signs favored by d!ckwads on the gate.
Really! Time to hire a night watchmen or two or three. Try and make them not illegals, if at all possible.
Stop posting this silliness. Did you you see that tan suit obama had on yesterday?
lmao i have not seen that one yet
You mean this suit?