On Wednesday, August 17th at 9:00am Sheriffs deputies, along with investigators from the CA DMV were keeping a close eye on operations at 19 automotive businesses in the town of Perris in Western Riverside County.
And for good reason.
They have handed out 15 citations to these businesses for running illegal operations, including dismantling, recycling and reselling cars and trucks.
Officers confiscated 448 catalytic converters from those businesses on Wednesday August 17th 2022.
Hundreds of catalytic converters removed from cars at 19 car salvage and repair shows in Perris California Aug 17th 2022
Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept