2/28/12 – The Beaver Dam Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering at a vacant residence where the only thing taken was copper piping. A door was kicked-in at the residence on the 900 block of South Spring Street and was reported by a realtor on Saturday. Police took a complaint for Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage to Property. There have been four other reports in the past two-months of break-ins at empty homes where copper plumbing was the only thing stolen. Authorities are urging those with ties to vacant homes to keep on eye on them. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Beaver Dam Police Department.