Catalytic converter thefts continue

Catalytic converter thefts continue

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are investigating another catalytic converter theft, this time at an appliance store.

A Jonesboro police incident report says a police officer went to Metro Appliances, 2701 E. Parker Road, about 8:15 a.m. April 5 due to theft.

The report notes a catalytic converter was stolen from a 2019 Isuzu box truck and a 2016 Supreme Corp. box truck.

It’s believed the theft happened between 8 a.m. April 2 and 8:32 a.m. April 5.

No suspect information is available.

On March 26, police responded to First United Methodist Church on South Main Street to report a theft.

The incident report noted that a catalytic converter was stolen from a church bus, which had been parked in a nearby parking lot. Police believe the theft happened between May 1, 2020 and March 25, 2021.

On Wednesday, March 24, Jonesboro police also went to another case in the 300-block of Gee Street, according to the initial incident report.

The address comes back to the Metro PC business on South Gee Street.

The report shows the catalytic converter was stolen from a 2006 Ford F-450, and was valued at $500.

These are the latest in an ongoing string of catalytic converter thefts reported to Jonesboro police.

Since the start of 2020, JPD has received nearly 100 reports but has yet to make any arrests.

If you have any information that can help put a stop to these thefts, call Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867) or the Jonesboro Police Department at 870-935-5551.

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