Shocked theft suspect remains in critical condition
September 10, 2009
A Salem man still is in critical condition at a Portland hospital after he was shocked with electricity Aug. 30.
Salem Police said Marty Lupoli, 47, was shocked while he allegedly was trying to steal copper wire from an electric box at a vacant building in the 1400 block of Tandem Avenue NE. The box was charged with 12,500 volts of electricity, according to officials with Salem Electric. Lupoli was in critical condition Wednesday at the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. There saying he probaly wont do that again.