Police have made a number of arrests in connection with catalytic converter thefts and other vehicle theft offences in High Wycombe.
On Wednesday 20th January 2020, at around 12.30am, police officers stopped a car on London Road, High Wycombe. The car was searched and a number of items believed to be related to theft from vehicles were found along with drugs and a large amount of money.
Police seized the vehicle which they believe to have been used in catalytic converter thefts, theft of key less cars and theft of steering wheels.
Detective Inspector Peter Wall, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘We have seen a number of catalytic converter thefts and thefts from vehicles across Wycombe and I urge the public to work with us in preventing these offences, by remaining vigilant about their vehicle security and reporting anything suspicious to us either using our online form or by calling 101.‘
The three men arrested are:
- A 31 year old man from Romford who has been arrested on suspicion of theft, going equipped for theft and conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle.
- A 23 year old man from Feltham who has been arrested on suspicion of theft, going equipped for theft, conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle, handling stolen goods and possession of a class A drug.
- A 25 year old man from Feltham who has been arrested on suspicion of theft, going equipped for theft, conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle and handling stolen goods.
All three men have been released on bail.
*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.