Police discover pickup load of catalytic converters
Officers seize converters after traffic stop
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police recover more than 50 illegally obtained catalytic converters.
When officers pulled over Eric Webb for a traffic stop, his truck bed was full of catalytic converters.
Webb does not have a scrappers license.
He faces 54 charges, with more charges pending.
The number of reported catalytic converter thefts has increased more than 5000% over the past two years.