Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin CitiesThey only take a minute to swipe -- but they can cost thousands of dollars to replace.
YouTube Surfing Leads To Charges In String Of Catalytic Converter TheftsA night of YouTube browsing led to an arrest after a thief made off with several catalytic converters over the summer. Surveillance video from A-Scape Landscaping in Shakopee shows someone driving up in a blue Taurus, going up under a car and cutting out a catalytic convertor before taking off.
Sheriff: Several Catalytic Converter Thefts Reported In Stearns CountyThe Stearns County Sheriff's Office said it has received several reports in recent weeks of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles parked at dealership lots.
What Thieves May Be Looking For At Park-And-RidesIn the past year, there have been ten catalytic converter thefts from park-and-ride lots -- eight of them in the past month. Those are the ones Metro Transit police know about. They think the number might be higher.