Authorities ask public for help locating catalytic converter theft suspect

Louisiana News

Surveillance image of vehicle in question. (Courtesy of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office)

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help locating a vehicle.

On July 3, the vehicle’s driver allegedly stole a catalytic converter at the Ruddock boat launch, according to the sheriff’s office.

Detective investigation found surveillance footage of the vehicle and the individual stealing a catalytic converter from a parked vehicle at the location.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office tip line at 985-359-TIPS or the Criminal Investigations Division number at 504-494-2752. Tips may also be submitted online at

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