Catalytic converter thefts
There was a spate of catalytic converter thefts overnight from 23rd May 2021 to 24th May 2021 covering the areas from Sparkford to Bruton. We have been working with other forces who have been following information in order to make arrest attempts. The neighbourhood team have played a large part in bringing information together and completing house to house enquiries. We have been handing out the catalytic converter marking kits, which were advertised last month.
Thursday 28th April, 2022
If you own a Honda Jazz, your vehicle may be at risk of being targeted. Please fit a catalytic converter protector or purchase/obtain from a police station, a marking kit for you catalytic converter. Two Honda Jazz’s were targeted in Bruton this week.
Saturday 23rd April, 2022
There have been more recent thefts of catalytic converters in Bruton. Please remain vigilant and if you have an older vehicle that could be at risk, think about fitting marking kits that are available commercially or there is a limited number of kits available at the Police Station.
Sunday 27th March, 2022
Please continue to be on the look out for anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles. The use of a power tool late at night would be an indication that a catalytic converter theft could be occurring. The recent spate of converter thefts has reduced over the past few months.
Wednesday 22nd December, 2021
There have been further thefts of catalytic converters overnight 20/21 December 2021. Please report any suspicious activity at the time so units can attend and apprehend the thieves. As stated above – if you have an older vehicle that could be at risk, marking kits are available commercially or we have a limited number at the Police Station.
Thursday 9th December, 2021
Unfortunately this has not gone away. There was a recent theft of a converter from a van in Wincanton. If you have an older vehicle that could be at risk, marking kits are available commercially or we have a limited number at the Police Station. First come. first served.
Tuesday 17th August, 2021
There have been more thefts of Catalytic Converters over the weekend. Please report any suspicious activity to the police using 999 if you suspect a theft is in progress. We also have marking kits available from the Police Station.