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This van is believed to have been used in the thefts of several catalytic converters in Lincoln County recently.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a number of thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles parked in business and church parking lots.

Most of the thefts occurred during the early morning hours of Nov. 18 and involve a white van and two individuals wearing heavy clothing, Lincoln County authorities reported.

Catalytic converters were cut from vehicles in the Denver Industrial Park and Lakeside Church of God. A catalytic converter was also stolen from a church van at Pearl Baptist Church on N.C. 27 in Iron Station. 

Anyone with information on the thefts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.


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