SAN ANTONIO – A clinical clinic in a West Aspect searching centre dropped energy for hours Saturday, jeopardizing its refrigerated drugs and vaccines. Ability was lost since suspects allegedly lower electrical strains to steal copper.

The shopping middle is found on the corner of South Zarzamora and West Commerce. All organizations had been with out ability until about 2:30 in the afternoon.

Regional Director of Cano Health and fitness Rafael Pena explained he identified out about the ability about 9 a.m. For him, being devoid of ability lead to a considerably bigger concern than not becoming able to make transactions.

“I have medications in my fridges, I have vaccines — not only flu but even Covid vaccines. I essential to make certain individuals had been secure and secure and we truly loaded people up into an ice chest and transported them to a further clinic so that didn’t compromise the integrity of the vaccines,” reported Pena.

Pena thinks the suspects used a dumpster to keep out of sight of his protection cameras. They reduce through a chain joined fence and stripped the copper off electrical wires.


Crime in the spot isn’t new for Pena. He instructed us he’s experienced his operate vans and building vandalized with graffiti. A person male even relieved himself on his front doorway in the overnight several hours. This most recent criminal offense isn’t the very first of its sort both.

“Three months in the past they came and lower that box and so my digital camera caught them. They brought a ladder. Think it or not they had a ladder,” Pena said.

Pena has attained out to SAPD and the District 5 Councilwoman to see if they can incorporate patrols to the location. As for the suspects, we are however ready to hear again from police.

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