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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has received numerous reports of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles.

Catalytic converters are part of the vehicle’s emission-control system that contain precious metals which thieves sell the converters to metal recyclers.  The recyclers then extract the precious metals and resell it.  Detectives are investigating these thefts and are seeking the public’s help in identifying possible suspects committing these crimes.

Photo: Burbank PD

Photo: Burbank PD

The Crime Prevention Unit recommends parking in well-lit areas or parking your vehicle in your home garage, if possible, in order to alleviate having to pay for the replacement of the device or paying an insurance deductible.

Anyone who may have witnessed any incidents relating to such thefts, or if you have any crime information, please contact the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station at 661-255-1121.

You can also remain anonymous by calling “LA Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your crime to CRIMES (274637), or use the website at LAcrimestoppers.org (reference #01113).

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26 Comments

  1. Ryan Harvey Ryan Harvey says:

    This is problem going back a couple years. They love Toyota Trucks for the easy location of the converter.

  2. Eric says:

    They loved my Toyota pickup. Mine was stolen April 9. Sheriffs also said they love Toyota Sequoias.

  3. My friend has had hers stolen twice at the Newhall Metrolink station.

  4. Evita Antwi Evita Antwi says:

    Latrevia Cole. It’s happening all over the valley

  5. Sharky! :O Eric Corado

  6. Sally Rivera Sally Rivera says:

    Chris Rivera Johnny Rivera Vince Rivera Michael Lucas Monique Lucas

  7. Cat Lock. Online. Get ur done!

  8. This would probably stop if the metal dealers would stop buying them!!!

  9. Cathy Tamura do you see yours?

  10. Cathy Tamura do you see yours?

  11. Dasy Carol Dasy Carol says:

    It’s the homeless kids!!!

  12. Dasy Carol Dasy Carol says:

    It’s the homeless kids!!!

  13. Gabby Miseroy and Athena Marenghi…….

  14. Holy crap my friends and I saw them at the gas station yesterday 0-0

  15. There was a white pick up truck with a bunch of them. But they all looked rusted and old

  16. Cathy Tamura Cathy Tamura says:

    I didnt see the thieves. Apparently the thieves struck my neighborhood between 2-4am.

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