Catalytic Converter Theft – Florida

Recent news stories about catalytic converter theft in Florida

Catalytic converter theft can happen anywhere, however, here are just a few examples of catalytic converter theft in Florida’s major cities:

Cape Coral

Fort Lauderdale

Police in Fort Lauderdale warn residents after increase in car thefts – Local 10 News



INVESTIGATES: Spike in catalytic converter thefts – Action News Jax
Thieves swipe catalytic converters from 8 shipping trucks at Jacksonville business – Newx4Jax
Jacksonville police warn people what to be aware of in catalytic converter thefts – First Coast News


Theft Of Catalytic Converters On The Rise Across South Florida – Miami CBS Local News
Catalytic Converter Crook Caught by Cops – Miami Springs
Catalytic converter stolen from Miami County church bus; Deputies asking for public’s help – WHIO News


Teens arrested after stealing more than 30 catalytic converters, police say – Fox 35 News
2 arrested in connection with stealing multiple catalytic converters at UCF – WFTV9 News

Port St. Lucie

Police investigate rise in catalytic converter thefts in Port St. Lucie – TCPalm
Sparks under car leads to catalytic converter thief in Port St. Lucie – CBS12 News
PSLPD Officers nab South Florida trio in hotspot area of catalytic converter thefts – Treasure Coast

St. Petersburg


2 men arrested for taking catalytic converters from abandoned vehicles on I-10 – WCTV


Catalytic converters stolen from Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay transport buses – ABC Action News

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