Two More Catalytic Converters Stolen from Vehicles in Darien Parking Lots

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The two latest thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in Darien parking lots took place over a six-day period last week.

The first theft took place on Monday, Feb. 14 in the parking lot of Whole Foods Market at 150 Ledge Road. The victim told police he parked his vehicle there at 3 p.m. When he returned at 9:45 p.m., he noticed that the muffler was noisy.

The second theft took place in one of the parking lots at the Darien Professional Building at the corner of Hecker Avenue and Noroton Avenue.

The victim told police that he parked his vehicle there at 7:45 a.m., and when he returned at 5 p.m. and started driving away, he noticed the loud noise. A mechanic told him the catalytic converter was missing.

Police didn’t say what kind of vehicles the converters were stolen from.


This Year’s Thefts and Some Advice

For information and advice to help avoid getting your catalytic converter stolen, see this Feb. 19 article.

For this year’s other reports of catalytic converter thefts:

—More Reports From Around Town of Catalytic Converters Stolen From Parked Cars (Feb. 15)

—Catalytic Converters Stolen from Vehicles in Office Lot at Night, School Lot During the Day (the Feb. 19 article with the advice in it, linked above)

—Catalytic Converter Stolen from Pickup Truck on a Weekday Afternoon at Town Hall Parking Lot (Jan. 20)

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