PITTSBURGH — Who would have thought that an anti-pollution device underneath your car would be worth stealing? But as we all know now, it is as anyone who’s been a victim of catalytic converter theft.
In fact, Target 11 Investigator Rick Earle has made an alarming discovery: Things have gone from bad to worse.
In Pittsburgh, just 16 converters were reported stolen in 2020. Last year? More than 270 converters were ripped off of car owners and their cars.
Source: Target 11: Catalytic converter theft goes out of control in Pittsburgh