Tennessee agents find 40 stolen catalytic converters during traffic stop
HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - The West Tennessee Drug Task Force says agents found dozens of stolen catalytic converters inside a vehicle during a traffic stop Sunday night.
Two suspects were pulled over on I-40 in Haywood County for a traffic violation when agents discovered 40 catalytic converters. The suspects are accused of trafficking the items from Texas to New York for resale. A ledger book showing the value of the converters in New York was about $30,000.
The task force says saws and blades commonly used to steal catalytic converters were also seized.
The two suspects are now in custody.
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