PETALUMA (BCN) – Two Sacramento residents were arrested as they left Petaluma early Sunday by officers responding to a report of catalytic converter theft, police said.
The theft was reported near Southpoint Boulevard around 3:30 a.m., according to the Petaluma Police Department.
Officers saw the suspects’ car as it exited town and stopped it on US Highway 101 at Lakeville Highway.
Several catalytic converters, a car jack and power tools were found in the back seat, police said.
The suspects, aged 39 and 37, were arrested without incident on suspicion of possession of stolen goods and possession of burglary tools. They were inducted into the Sonoma County Jail.
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