Man arrested in Lauderdale Co. after deputies, investigators find more than 30 catalytic converters

Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 2:42 PM CDT
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LAUDERDALE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office has seized 31 illegally obtained catalytic converters.

Investigators and deputies with the sheriff’s office executed a search warrant in the 300 block of County Road 267 near the Threets Crossroads Community in Lauderdale County on Thursday.

According to the LCSO, Jason Nathaniel Minton is accused of buying stolen catalytic converters.

WAFF 48 is told Minton has been charged with receiving stolen property in the first degree and buying catalytic converters without documentation.

Lauderdale County deputies seize 31 illegally obtained catalytic converters
Lauderdale County deputies seize 31 illegally obtained catalytic converters(Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office)

Minton was booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $31,000 bond.

WAFF’s DeAndria Turner will have more tonight on the method deputies are using to crack down on the thefts.

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