Monday, November 25, 2013

11-26-13 two chicago men arrested in fdl for theft of catalytic converters

Two suspects  in a rash of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles at shopping malls in the Fox Valley have been arrested in Fond du Lac.  Assistant Police chief Steve Klein says Fond du Lac police were notified Saturday by Naperville, Illinois law enforcement and Grand Chute police to be on the lookout for the men, both from the Chicago area.  Klein says the suspect’s vehicle was spotted near the Forest Mall.  The driver was arrested and a passenger was arrested following a short foot chase.
Klein says the men, ages 25 and 29 both have ties to gangs.   He says the  stolen catalytic converters are sold as a scrap metal.

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