catalytic converter

March 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts

Takoma Park police are warning city residents to protect themselves from theft. And the thieves’ targets are under cars. For the first six days of March, catalytic converters were stolen seven times from city cars. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’s exhaust system, and they convert pollutants into less harmful gases. If you […]

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April 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Thieves Snag Catalytic Converter, Rain Barrel

Thieves made off with a catalytic converter and a rain barrel, according to the latest crime summary from Rockville City police. The catalytic converter, which helps reduce the pollution cars emit, was removed from under the car parked in the 200 block of Congressional Lane, sometime between 2 p.m. April 3 and 8 a.m. April […]

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