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Galt Police Nab Suspected Catalytic Converter Thieves

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Ludovico Carbonell’s booking photo. (Galt Police Department)


Galt Police arrested a man suspected of stealing a catalytic converter Wednesday morning.

A man had called police to report two men stealing the part from his car, officers say.

Police say officers were able to stop a vehicle that matched the description of the suspects’ car. Officers arrested 57-year-old Ludovico Carbonell for his alleged connection to the theft.

Four others were arrested hours later in Stockton, according to Galt Police, and a second stolen catalytic converter was recovered.

Police are investigating whether or not the group had stolen any other catalytic converters.

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