Police: 2 males stole catalytic converters from Allentown auto dealership

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Two males have been charged after police say they eliminated catalytic converters from autos in Lehigh County.

Patrol officers responded to a trespassing grievance within the 2300 block of Lehigh Avenue on the Allentown KIA auto dealership Tuesday round 11:30 p.m. When officers arrived, a number of individuals have been discovered attempting to flee the realm, in line with a information launch from the Allentown Police Division.

Officers positioned a number of catalytic converters that had been faraway from autos in addition to the instruments used to take away them, police mentioned.

Authorities say one individual additionally possessed suspected marijuana.

Joel R. Martinez, 21, of Camden, New Jersey, and  Jesse J. Irizarry, 22, additionally of Camden, are charged with theft by illegal taking; prison mischief; prison trespass; possessing devices of a criminal offense; prison conspiracy; possession of a small quantity of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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