Nassau Police: Valuable Car Part Swiped Off 9 Vans Owned By Charity For DisabledAuthorities said the suspects stole catalytic converters from vans owned by the charity AHRC in the middle of the night. It could cost as much as $25,000 to repair the vans.
Metal Thieves Targeting Cars At LIRR Station Lots For Pricey PartCrooks have been removing catalytic converters off vehicles to make quick cash. Police said the platinum found in the car part can be worth as much as $1,500 an ounce.
Brazen Metal Thieves In N.J. Set Their Sights On Catalytic Converters Forget about your hub caps or sound system being stolen. Now thieves have come up with a new item they're stealing from vehicles.
19 Catalytic Converters Stolen In Northern NJThe thefts happened between 9:30 p.m. Thursday at 9 a.m. Friday at the Hyundai dealership on Route 23 in Wayne.