Concerned Citizen Helps Foil Catalytic Converter Theft
(West Richland, WA) -- If you see something, say something! West Richland police are crediting a passerby for speaking up when they noticed something peculiar along King Drive yesterday [Thursday]. The person observed someone underneath a white truck, sawing away at something. They felt something was off, so they called police.
The subject, realizing they were spotted, and began to flee before the passerby could obtain a license plate but police arrived shortly thereafter. The subject left the area without the catalytic converter of the truck.
If you're in the Tri-Cities, call non-emergency, 509-628-0333 to get in touch with a police department. If it feels or seems like an emergency call 911.