Internet access is reportedly fully
restored to Centurylink customers from North Phoenix to Flagstaff. It had been out since early Wednesday
afternoon, when police say someone deliberately cut a cable line in the desert
near Anthem in the Phoenix area.
areas, the cut line resulted in downed cell phone service, non emergency calls
to the Flagstaff Police Department, as
well as other voice communications.
Police in Phoenix say they consider the incident a criminal act, and
continue to investigate who may have been responsible. James Holmes with Phoenix Police says in
their haste to repair the cable line, Centurylink workers likely destroyed evidence
that may have helped in the investigation.