Catalytic Converter Theft Arrests In San Leandro

The thefts were at San Leandro Unified School District. (Renee Schiavone/Patch)SAN LEANDRO, CA — San Leandro Police arrested four people suspected ...

January 18, 2023
5:16 AM

The thefts were at San Leandro Unified School District. (Renee Schiavone/Patch)SAN LEANDRO, CA — San Leandro Police arrested four people suspected of stealing or attempting to steal catalytic converters from vehicles. The first happened at about 2 a.m. on Dec. 29. Officers found a green sedan with no license plates in the parking lot of the San Leandro Unified School District campus on Juniper Street. Officers detained 46-year-old Omar Rivera of Stockton who was standing near the vehicle. The officers could hear the sound of a power tool in the distance and spotted a flashlight being used underneath a school bus.

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