Marked for Theft: Apple AirTags used in multiple Toronto car thefts

Toronto Ontario — Car theft is on the rise, and tracking devices are making it easier for thieves to drive off with your vehicle. Over the past year, car theft has steadily risen by more than 50 percent. While the use of AirTags is far from the norm, these devices have been linked to a […]

Catalytic Attack: B.C. woman pepper sprayed during catalytic converter theft

New Westminster, British Columbia – A woman in B.C. says she was pepper-sprayed after two suspects allegedly stole the catalytic converter from her vehicle, according to a report by the New Westminster Police Department. “As the value of the precious metals contained within the catalytic converters continues to increase, so do the number of thefts […]

Catalytic Crime: The battle against catalytic converter thefts continues in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario — Catalytic converters are an important part of every vehicle, they serve as an exhaust emission control, help reduce pollutants in exhaust gas and hold a high resale value. Unfortunately, they are also items that  are frequently stolen, say the Ottawa Police Service (OPS).  As of June 8th, 2021, there has been a […]