YUBA CITY (CBS13) – Two people were arrested in Yuba City after being found in possession of several stolen catalytic converters, the Sutter County Sheriff’s office said on Tuesday.
David Gilbert, 45, and Erin Gregg, 33, both from Yuba City, were booked into the Sutter County Jail where they both face charges of grand theft, conspiracy, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and drug-related charges.READ MORE: Bus Driver Shortages Continue At Sacramento-Area School Districts
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Investigators said five catalytic converters and parts of eight additional converters were located during a search of a property on the 700 block of Franklin Road. Gilbert and Gregg were arrested as a result of the search warrant.MORE NEWS: San Joaquin County Politician Speaks Out In Support Of In-N-Out's Refusal To Check Vaccine Cards At 2 Bay Area Locations
The sheriff’s office said the two arrests came after a year of increasing catalytic converter thefts was experienced in the city. Information from prior thefts led detectives to identify Gilbert and Gregg as suspected catalytic converter thieves in early June.