thieves http://michiganradio.org en Flint will try new approach to stop metal thieves http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-will-try-new-approach-stop-metal-thieves <p>The city of Flint will soon launch a new crackdown on illegal metal scrappers.</p><p></p><p>Like many Michigan cities, Flint has been plagued by thieves illegally stripping metal from homes and other sources, and trying to sell the metal to scrap dealers.</p><p></p><p>Beginning in December, Flint will require people trying to sell scrap metal to get a permit from the city.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:37:31 +0000 Steve Carmody 9091 at http://michiganradio.org Flint will try new approach to stop metal thieves