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LASD - Lancaster Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday May 4th, 2022 :: 02:51 p.m. PDT


Lancaster TOPCAT Deputies make an arrest!

On 04/28/22 members of the LASD “TOPCAT” (Target Oriented Policing of Catalytic Converters and Auto Theft) intercepted a commercial Flatbed Truck, where the suspect (A Male Hispanic adult in his 30’s) who was operating the vehicle collected stolen catalytic converters from several locations in the area of Lancaster, within the Antelope Valley. A commercial enforcement trained Deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 700 block of West Avenue H, for a commercial vehicle code violation. During the course of the investigation, deputies from the Catalytic Converter Theft Task Force determined the suspect was in possession of 9 cut catalytic converters of various makes and models. The suspect was arrested for receiving stolen property and transported to Lancaster Sheriff’s Station, where he was released with a citation. Deputies recovered 9 catalytic converters, and over 10,000 dollars in cash.

If you believe you were a victim of catalytic converter theft in Lancaster or Palmdale, please contact Detective Gelardo at Lancaster Station (661-948-8466) or Detective Jacob at Palmdale Station (661-272-2400).

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station at (661) 948-8466. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website
Lancaster Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Lancaster, Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, and the unincorporated communities of Antelope Acres, Lake Los Angeles, and Quartz Hill in the Antelope Valley.
Deputy Laurence Green Jr.
Lancaster Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
501 W Lancaster Boulevard
Lancaster, CA 93534
Station (661) 948-8466
Desk (661) 940-3834
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LASD - Lancaster Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
501 W Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93534

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-948-8466

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