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Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles at quarry

January 9, 2023  By Orillia Matters

The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating the theft of several catalytic converters stolen off vehicles that were also damaged at Nelsons Aggregates Quarry.

On January 6, at approximately 6:30 a.m., officers from the Orillia OPP detachment, along side officers from the Forensic Identification Unit (FIS), attended Nelsons Aggregates Quarry where numerous vehicles, including industrial machinery were tipped over causing severe damage. Officers also discovered several catalytic converters had been cut off.

Catalytic converters contain precious metals, such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium which makes them attractive to thieves.

(Orillia Matters)


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