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Westy36

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I have just read this:

https://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/fleet-industry-news/2021/05/18/more-than-a-thousand-stolen-catalytic-converters-recovered

"Over a five-day period last month, officers and partner agencies made 56 arrests, visited 926 sites, stopped 664 vehicles, recovered 1,037 stolen catalytic converters and 297 items of stolen property; and identified 244 offences."

Good to read some action being taken against this problem. I'm sure it's the tip of the iceberg, but good news nonetheless. :D

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Re: More than a thousand stolen catalytic converters recovered !
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2021, 02:16:05 PM »
I have just read this:

https://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/fleet-industry-news/2021/05/18/more-than-a-thousand-stolen-catalytic-converters-recovered

"Over a five-day period last month, officers and partner agencies made 56 arrests, visited 926 sites, stopped 664 vehicles, recovered 1,037 stolen catalytic converters and 297 items of stolen property; and identified 244 offences."

Good to read some action being taken against this problem. I'm sure it's the tip of the iceberg, but good news nonetheless. :D

CAT burglars always been a nuisance ----
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Re: More than a thousand stolen catalytic converters recovered !
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2021, 03:42:23 PM »
I have just read this:

https://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/fleet-industry-news/2021/05/18/more-than-a-thousand-stolen-catalytic-converters-recovered

"Over a five-day period last month, officers and partner agencies made 56 arrests, visited 926 sites, stopped 664 vehicles, recovered 1,037 stolen catalytic converters and 297 items of stolen property; and identified 244 offences."

Good to read some action being taken against this problem. I'm sure it's the tip of the iceberg, but good news nonetheless. :D

CAT burglars always been a nuisance ----


I suppose with a little effort you can convert them ?.
Just keep ploughing on,It grows on you.

Kremmen

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Re: More than a thousand stolen catalytic converters recovered !
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2021, 09:01:19 AM »
New petition just started demanding harsher penalties for cat thieves:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/575859
« Last Edit: May 31, 2021, 09:03:48 AM by Kremmen »
Let's be careful out there!

Kremmen

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Re: More than a thousand stolen catalytic converters recovered !
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2021, 02:52:36 PM »
From OWL:

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Recently Catalytic Converter theft has increased across the Hillingdon Borough. Catalytic Converter theft takes only 90 seconds where no protective device has been fitted. Cars targeted by catalytic converter thieves are Hybrid version of TOYOTA AURIS, TOYOTA PRIUS, HONDA JAZZ, HONDA CR-V and LEXUS RX.

Thieves were deterred recently by the use of a protective device around the converter itself.  Having looked under the vehicle with a torch the thieves see the protective device and leave. Suspects have even returned to the vehicles where they have stolen a catalytic converter previously, to try and steal the replaced catalytic converter. This is why the protection of your catalytic converter is imperative.
Let's be careful out there!

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Re: More than a thousand stolen catalytic converters recovered !
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2021, 05:12:35 PM »
New petition just started demanding harsher penalties for cat thieves:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/575859

Deserves the cat-o-nine-tails, appropriately.

Firm but fair, firm but fair.

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