Catalytic converters stolen from church vans, buses in Morgan County

Catalytic converters stolen from church vans, buses in Morgan County
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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says there have been reports of church vans and buses being targeted for catalytic converter thefts.

Deputies say catalytic converters are a popular target of thieves. They can also be costly to replace.

Deputies say thieves can quickly reach under your vehicle and cut off the catalytic converter in less than a minute.

There have been reports of church vans/buses being targetted for catalytic converter thefts in our area. Unfortunately,...

Posted by Morgan County Sheriff's Office on Friday, January 24, 2020

The sheriff’s office has a few tips to prevent thefts:

  • Stick to parking in busy well-lit areas of any parking lot
  • Engrave your VIN or license plate number into the converter to make it traceable
  • Get your catalytic converter welded to your vehicle’s frame at a muffler shop
  • Install a sensitive alarm on your vehicle

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