Catalytic Converter Thief Caught in the Act

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A suspected catalytic converter thief didn’t get very far in Santa Rosa. On Saturday, a Santa Rosa police officer caught the 33-year-old man in the act of removing the expensive car part in the parking lot of Nagasawa Park, and arrested him.

The man was cutting the catalytic converter off a stolen truck with a power saw. A second man was detained for questioning and released. Police say more than 800 Santa Rosa residents have had their catalytic converters stolen since 2020.


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