Catalytic Converter Thieves Shoot At San Francisco Resident Who Tried To Stop TheftA man who yelled from the window of his San Francisco home at two catalytic converter thieves escaped injury when the thieves opened fire at him Thursday, police said.
Catalytic Converter Thieves Cornered In San Leandro Condo Garage Ram Through Metal Gate, Injure OfficerA group of catalytic converter thieves in San Leandro were trapped by police inside a condominium complex's gated parking garage early Tuesday morning until they drove through the gate to escape, injuring an officer in the process.
Catalytic Converter Theft: Manufacturers, Middlemen Making Money From Wave Of TheftsThieves can get several hundred dollars for just one catalytic converter. But KPIX 5 has learned there are bigger players behind the scenes who are raking in much more than that.
3 Arrested In El Cerrito Catalytic Converter TheftsThree suspects have been arrested in a series of recent thefts of catalytic converters in El Cerrito, police said Monday.
BART Parking Lots Vulnerable To Catalytic Converter ThievesProtecting passengers aboard BART trains isn't easy and protecting the cars they leave behind may be an even bigger challenge.
Concord Police, Toyota Dealership Team Up To Fight Converter TheftWorkers at an East Bay car dealership said they have started etching identifying marks onto the catalytic converters of the cars and trucks they sell to the public as an effort to put a dent in the number of thefts of these devices lately.