Catalytic converter thefts on the rise, Clay County Sheriff’s Office says
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that they have seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts recently. A catalytic converter is a device incorporated into the exhaust system of a vehicle that works to convert pollutant gases into less harmful ones. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the converters contain numerous rare earth metals such as platinum, palladium or rhodium which increases their value.
FoCo nonprofit asks for help after $20,000 worth of equipment stolen from its property
The home of Meals by Grace's aquaponics farm before its development in 2017(Image by Meals by Grace) (Forsyth County, GA) Another Forsyth County non-profit has become the victim of theft this summer.