Everett PD Offering Another Catalytic Converter Engraving Event Saturday

January 4, 2022

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The VIN number is engraved on the Catalytic Converter which then receives a coat of red paint.

Participants are given a sticker to place in the car window as a deterrent.

You’d think with as cold as it has been the past two weeks people wouldn’t be crawling under vehicles and sawing off catalytic converters but that is exactly what has been happening with reports coming in on almost a daily basis.

This Saturday Everett Police will hold another engraving event at the City Shop from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. They held their first event back in August with dozens of vehicles having their VIN numbers recorded. Here are the details from EPD.

As catalytic converter thefts continue, Everett Police remains dedicated to reducing this crime through arrests and prevention.

We are hosting another free community engraving event where residents are welcome to get their catalytic converter engraved and painted.

Participants will receive a CATCON ID window sticker.

Date: January 8, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: City of Everett – Public Works 3200 Cedar St Everett, WA 98201
**No appointment necessary!**


Project CATCON ID promotes theft prevention techniques by asking vehicle owners to engrave the last 8 digits of their vehicle identification number (VIN) on the catalytic converter and highlight it with high temperature paint. If your converter is stolen and reported it can be tracked back to the owner – if recovered – to help solve crimes.

For other ways to protect your vehicle, view our catalytic converter theft prevention sheet.


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