People stealing catalytic converters


Champaign – Thieves have their eyes on catalytic converters, hoping to make some quick cash.


A manager at a U-Haul store on East University Avenue in Champaign says, last spring people were out stealing converters from underneath his vehicles. Now they are back again.


Last Monday, an officer was driving by and saw someone take off running. Police say they arrested 39 year old Christopher balls from Chicago.


Criminals can cash tem in and make up to four hundred dollars.

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