SAN ANTONIO – Three people are detained after San Antonio police said they tried to steal catalytic converters from vehicles at a North Side car dealer.
The incident happened around 3:42 a.m. Sunday in the 3600 block of Fountainhead Drive.
Police were notified by overnight security at CarMax that several suspects were stealing catalytic converters from multiple vehicles.
A search was conducted by officers, SAPD’s EAGLE helicopter and K-9 units at the site, leading to three people being detained -- a 17-year-old man, an 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman.
Officers found the suspects used power tools to cut the converters from vehicles in the parking lot.
Charges are still pending.