Catalytic Converter Theft – Virginia

Recent news stories about catalytic converter theft in Virginia


Man Fights Off Thief Trying to Steal Catalytic Converter – NBC Washington


Catalytic Converters Stolen, Car Windows Smashed in Arlington – Patch


Chesapeake business owner weighs in on stricter catalytic converter crime legislation – WAVY TV 10 News
Case of stolen catalytic converters doesn’t stop the efforts of Chesapeake food pantry – 13News Now


Newport News

‘It happened within seconds:’ Newport News woman speaks out after catalytic converter theft caught on camera – WTKR News
Crackdown on catalytic converter theft is on state lawmakers’ agenda, but they disagree on how – Daily Press



Police in Virginia among those struggling to deter rising catalytic converter thefts – WTOP News
Three men arrested in connection to catalytic converter thefts in Richmond – NBC12 News
Shoplifting, catalytic converter theft up in Richmond – WTVR News
Richmond woman urging vigilance after catalytic converter gets stolen, RPD see 200% rise in thefts – WRIC
Police struggle to deter rising catalytic converter thefts – WAVY TV 10 News


Catalytic Converter Thefts Rising in Virginia, Nationwide – US News
Nearly 400 catalytic converter thefts reported across the Roanoke Valley in 2021 – WSLS News


Suffolk police seeking assistance in identifying suspects in connection to catalytic converter grand larceny – WAVY TV 10 News

Virginia Beach

2 people arrested in Virginia Beach for allegedly stealing catalytic converters – 13News Now
Catalytic converter stolen at VB Wegmans – WAVY TV 10 News
Man wanted for stealing catalytic converters from Virginia Beach parking lot – 13News Now
Catalytic converters stolen twice from VB business – WAVY TV 10 News

Frequently Asked Questions

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