WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding the man caught on camera stealing catalytic converters in the Winter Garden area last month.
The sheriff’s office released two pictures of the man they believe stole the pricey car part from vehicles along East Story Road.
The crime happened on June 19 around 2:20 a.m.
Catalytic converter thefts continue to be an issue around Florida and the country, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The devices have precious metals that, when the rest of the car part is melted down, can be worth more than gold.
Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
HELP! The person depicted is suspected of stealing catalytic converters along East Story Road, in Winter Garden, FL, on June 19, 2022, around 2:20 a.m. Our detectives need your help to identify this thief. If you have information, call @CrimelineFL at 800-423-8477 pic.twitter.com/0Mmw9tQeCm— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) July 8, 2022