Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office still seeing a number of catalytic converter thefts

(Hillsboro) The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is still dealing with a large number of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Grant Bissell says a number of them were stolen from the Dobb’s Tire and Auto location in High Ridge on Saturday night.

Bissell says the number of catalytic converter theft is staggering.

The vast majority of the vehicles targeted are trucks and suv’s that sit higher off the ground which allows the thieves easier access to a vehicles’ undercarriage.