Catalytic Converter Theft – Louisiana

Recent news stories about catalytic converter theft in Louisiana

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


APD makes arrests in catalytic converter thefts – KALB News

Baton Rouge

A ‘mass plague’ of catalytic converter thefts came from a suburban Baton Rouge home, BRPD says – The Advocate
3rd suspect arrested in Baton Rouge catalytic converter theft ring tells police he ‘won’t stop’ – The Advocate
Alleged ringleader behind catalytic converter heists had thieves targeting cars across Baton Rouge – WBRZ News
Neighbors shocked at catalytic converter theft ring operating in upscale, gated community – WBRZ News

Bossier City

Lowest of Low: Thieves strike at two Bossier churches in 30 days – K945 News
Catalytic Convertors stolen from vehicles in Bossier/Caddo parishes – KTBS 3 News



Business owner warns residents about catalytic converter thefts – KLFY News
Video shows alleged catalytic converter theft at a Scott business – KLFY News
Lafayette business warns others to be on the lookout for thieves stealing catalytic convertors – KADN News
Thieves caught on camera stealing crawfish burner, catalytic converter in separate cases in Lafayette Parish – KPEL 965 News

Lake Charles

Lake Charles Man Arrested for Theft of Multiple Catalytic Converters – Calcasieu Parish News
CPSO arrests man for theft of catalytic converter – Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office
Two arrested for catalytic converter theft – The Orange Leader
Three accused of stealing catalytic converters – KATC News



Catalytic converter thefts on the rise – KNOE 8 News

New Orleans

NOPD searching for accused catalytic converter thieves – WGNO News
Thieves steal catalytic converters across the nation and here in New Orleans – FOX 8 Live News


Arrest made in catalytic converter thefts from city maintenance facility – KTBS News
SPD: man arrested while trying to steal catalytic converters – 6 KTAL News

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