Catalytic Converter Theft – Illinois

Recent news stories about catalytic converter theft in Illinois

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



Catalytic converter thefts continue in Champaign-Urbana. Who is buying the stolen parts is a mystery – Illinois News Room
3 charged with stealing catalytic converters off vehicles at Champaign apartment complex – News Gazette
Police urge precautions as catalytic converters are targeted for theft – Illinois University Police
Catalytic converter theft suspect search in Champaign County – Fox Illinois


Catalytic Converter Thefts Up Across US as Crimes Reported in Chicago Area: Police – NBC Chicago News
Caught on camera: Catalytic converter stolen from car in broad daylight – Local12 News



2 arrests made in Joliet catalytic converter theft investigation, police say – Shaw Local


Catalytic Converter Thief Caught After Saw Wakes Up Resident: PD – Patch



Three men arrested in Rockford for attempted catalytic converter theft – My Stateline
Rockford business owner speaks out about catalytic converter theft – WIFR News
Rockford BBB: Thieves are cutting catalytic converters off cars – 1440 Wrok News


Catalytic converter theft suspect at large – News Channel 20


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