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APD Arrest Alert: Catalytic Converter Theft

APD Arrest Alert: Catalytic Converter theft

Monday, 3/14/22

ALBUQUERQUE – Officers Delaney and King observed Jesus Fernandez, 50, and Arturo Estrada, 57, around and under a vehicle in the area of 500 Texas. After contacting the subjects they determined that they were attempting to steal the catalytic converter off of the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and advised officers that she did not know either subject and wanted to pursue charges. The subjects were placed under arrest and OCU was contacted about the incident. Arturo was also found to have a felony warrant for his arrest.