Security Guards Patrol Parking Areas, Help Stop Catalytic Converter Thefts

By |2023-07-29T16:24:50+00:00July 29th, 2023|

  More than 155,000 catalytic converters were stolen in 2022 according to Carfax. Catalytic converters contain precious metals that help filter out harmful elements from your engine’s exhaust. Thieves steal the converters to either sell them on the black market or melt down the precious metal contained in the converters and sell the metals. Parking [...]

Vehicle Theft Reaches Record Numbers in 2022

By |2023-03-28T14:57:43+00:00March 28th, 2023|

In 2022, 1,001,967 vehicles were stolen in the U.S., a 200,000 increase since 2019 and the highest number in 15 years. According to the National Crime Information Center, California led the way with 202,685 stolen vehicles last year. Bakersfield had the highest theft rate in the nation. Many of these vehicle thefts occur in retail [...]