Published: Feb 16, 2011 4:38 PM EST
Updated: Feb 16, 2011 1:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating theft of a dozen air conditioner condenser unit copper coils stolen from Tern Bay development, 14381 Tern Bay Blvd., south of Punta Gorda.

The total value of the units stolen was placed at $15,000. All 12 units were in the 14000 block of Black Beauty Drive in the development.

CCSO received the call Tuesday from the Director of Customer Care with Lennar Homes reporting the thefts. The last time these unoccupied units were checked was about three weeks ago.

If anyone has information about these stolen items, please call the CCSO at 941-639-2101, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).