By CBS13 Staff

YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A pair of suspected catalytic converter thieves were arrested after a traffic stop in Yuba City early Friday morning.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to Glidden Lane after someone reported seeing a suspicious car parked in an orchard. Deputies soon spotted a car slowly leaving the area.

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That car was then pulled over near the intersection of Highway 20 and Walton Avenue. Deputies reported seeing tools commonly used in catalytic converter thefts in plain view.

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Further, deputies say surveillance video also linked the two people who were in the car – 28-year-old Cody Lee Durso and 35-year-old Jake Daniel Sutton – to a recent catalytic converter theft.

Deputies later found a catalytic converter in the suspects’ trunk.

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Both Durso and Sutton were arrested and are now facing charges of theft, criminal conspiracy, vandalism, and possession of burglary tools.