Criminal damage of a public utility was reported to Mauton police Tuesday morning.  The officer said she was dispatched to the Alliant Energy Hilltop Substation on Herriot Drive near the water tower in the City of Mauston.  Investigation revealed a section of the metal fence had been cut along with 210-feet of copper wire that had been cut and stolen.  The copper wire is valued at $375 and the damage to the metal fence is estimated at $500.