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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Catalytic converter theft up in Mill Creek


Last updated 5/28/2021 at 8:54am

Owners of vehicles like this Toyota Prius are experiencing theft, because they are light and easy to lift.

Catalytic converter thefts are up in Mill Creek and beyond.

"We had a series of multiple catalytic converter thefts. It seems like these thefts are on the rise again in our area and across the country as well," said Ian Durkee, Corporal and Public Information Officer for the Mill Creek Police Department.

On May 12 and May 13 alone, four were taken from various locations along Mill Creek Boulevard, and in all but one of the four incidents, the victim's car was a Toyota Prius.

In an April 2021 report by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said catalytic converter t...

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