Someone climbed a 15-foot tower in Southern Arizona cutting a fiber optic
cable used by Broadwing and Tucson Electric Power. This was within five
feet of the 138,000-volt power line. The site was also guarded by barbed
This is not your typical backhoe.
Rural areas have long dealt with the occasional shotgun damaged cable or
microwave horn; or the farmer burying the dead cow in the back pasture.
But I don't recall two reported acts of sabotage in less than 30 days