Cortland County Sheriff’s officials are warning residents of a slew of thefts of Catalytic Converters from under vehicles parked at homes and businesses.

While the items are sold for a few bucks for scrap, they can be very expensive for a vehicle owner to replace.

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Sheriff’s officials say they aren’t alone in conducting investigations into Catalytic Converter thefts.  New York State Police, Homer Police and Cortland City Police are looking into similar incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sheriff’s Investigator Sergeant Stacy Billings at (607) 758-5536.

The Sheriff’s office urges anyone who sees something unusual to immediately report it to the authorities.

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