The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of 10 catalytic converters from vehicles parked on the Wilson Towing lot, 2605 Old Hwy. 141, in unincorporated Fenton. Altogether, the catalytic converters were valued at $3,500, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
The thefts occurred between about 3 p.m. Dec. 25 and noon Dec. 26, the report said.
Thefts of catalytic converters have been on the rise in the area, law enforcement officials have said.
As of Dec. 31, the stolen items had not been recovered and no arrests had been made, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell said. Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 636-797-5515.