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: Catalytic converter thefts on the rise in Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise in Saskatchewan, according to the province’s public insurer. So far in 2021, there have been 170 catalytic converter thefts reported to SGI—five times more than the year prior. “Right now, the cost of those claims is just over half a million dollars, and it’s also […]