Westerly police are seeking the public’s assistance in investigating catalytic converter thefts. Reports indicate that at least three thefts have taken place in the Boiling Spring Avenue, Oak Street, and State Street areas between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. To report theft or offer additional information, please contact police at (401) 596-2022. Data shows that catalytic converter theft continues to be a growing issue not just in Rhode Island but also in other areas, primarily because the parts contain valuable metals and are easy to steal. Read more about this topic in TARGET 12: Catalytic converter thefts skyrocket in RI as police and lawmakers try to crack down.

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