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Thefts Of Catalytic Converters Spike Amid Pandemic

DENVER (AP) — All Rebecca Hayes wanted were some bagels from Rosenberg’s. But when got into her 2007 Prius on recently, the usual silence of an electric vehicle was replaced by what sounded like a Harley-Davidson. “I came out in …

Returning New Mexico State University Students Greeted With Auto Thefts

Auto thefts are rising now that classes are in session at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Campus police say thieves are easily entering unlocked cars and stealing iPads, parking passes, loose change and anything else that’s not secured. …

Police: Brothers Swiped Dozens of Cars in Philadelphia

Two brothers are charged with running a Philadelphia, Pa., auto theft operation that netted dozens of cars in the last five months. Investigators say 36-year-old Alexander Ramos and 30-year-old Eduardo Ramos are each charged with 71 counts of auto theft …

Auto Part Being Taken From New Hampshire Repair Shops

Police in Hillsboro, N.H., are asking the public for information leading to the arrest of whoever is taking catalytic converters from a number of auto repair shops. Police say one shop in particular, Livingston’s, has been the focus of repeated …