Catalytic Converter Theft – Missouri

Recent news stories about catalytic converter theft in Missouri


Columbia police: Stolen catalytic converters cases as cost of metals rise – ABC17 News
Catalytic converter theft in Columbia – Republic Times


Kansas City

Independence Man Indicted for Multi-million Dollar Conspiracy to Sell Stolen Catalytic Converters – Justice Gov
A surge of catalytic converter thefts has Kansas Citians rethinking where they park – KCUR News
Dozens of travelers arriving home to catalytic converter thefts at KCI Airport – FOX4 KC

Lee’s Summit

More victims come forward after recognizing thieves in TikTok about robbery – KCTV5 News
Police say they arrested suspect under a car as he tried to steal catalytic converter – FOX4 KC



Seven in southern Missouri indicted in catalytic converter theft ring – KRCG TV News
Authorities seize stolen catalytic converters, other stolen property from Greene County location – MSN
Feds say Missouri ring stole, sold thousands of catalytic converters – SLT Today
Catalytic converter thefts skyrocketed in 2021, and Springfieldians are paying the price – Springfield News Leader

St. Charles

St. Charles County Police Urge Citizens to Remain Cautious About Auto Thefts, Break-Ins and Catalytic Converter Thefts – Boone Country Connection
Police search for St. Charles County catalytic converter theft – FOX2 Now

St. Joseph

Car thefts and stolen catalytic converters increase in Buchanan County – KQTV News
Catalytic converters make prime targets for theft – News Press Now

St. Louis

Multiple catalytic converters stolen from business off Hampton Avenue – FOX 2 Now
Cars stripped for easy cash, News 4 Investigates goes undercover to tackle catalytic converter theft – KMOV 4
St. Louis police seek catalytic converter thieves – The Morning Sun
St. Louis man allegedly caught trying to steal catalytic converter in Arnold area – My Leader Paper

St. Peters

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