WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department arrested a 32-year-old man Wednesday morning after he was allegedly caught cutting catalytic converters from vehicles.
The department said it happened around 5:06 a.m. at the Super Car Guy’s lot in the 100 block of N. West Street.
Someone called 911 after hearing a Sawzall cutting metal at the car lot. Officers arrived and say they found the man crawling in the parking lot with three catalytic converters and a Sawzall. Police found three vehicles with their catalytic converters removed.
Police said the arrest wouldn’t have been possible without a witness calling 911 to report suspicious activity.