Repair Shop Targeted By Catalytic Converter Thieves
April 28, 2021—A repair shop in St. Charles, Mo. was the latest target for thieves stealing catalytic converters, Fox 2 reported.
Repair shops have seen an influx in catalytic converter replacements—it was the most popular check-engine light repair of 2020—but now they are being stolen from as well.
Thieves stole 12 catalytic converters from the Complete Car & RV Center, cutting through a fence to get to the RV’s that were being stored at the shop. Detectives have since located the thieves.
The shop is now increasing its security presence, the outlet reported.