Catalytic Converter Prevention
Kern County District Attorney’s Office Announces Catalytic Converter Etching Event

The Kern County District Attorney’s Office will hold a free Catalytic Converter Etching event on Saturday, May 14
th in Boron, CA. The District Attorney’s Office is partnering with the Muroc Joint Unified School District to help deter and reduce catalytic converter crimes in Eastern Kern County.

District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer affirmed, “The theft of catalytic converters continues to impact Kern County, with reports of thefts of catalytic converters drastically increasing in Kern County jurisdictions since 2020. The District Attorney’s Office is committed to providing the tools for vehicle owners and law enforcement to prevent and deter catalytic converter theft.”

At the free event technicians from the Muroc Joint Unified School District will etch the vehicle’s catalytic converter with the vehicle’s license plate number. In addition, Technicians will also paint the converters in a bright color, to alert buyers and law enforcement that the parts may be stolen. The event will be held at the Muroc Joint Unified School District located at 26831 Prospect Street Boron, CA 93516. 
Advanced Registration is required and can be completed by contacting the Kern County District Attorney’s Office at 661-868-2435 or online at https://kcdaoutreacheastkern.eventbrite.com.
 
 

BORON — Kern county officials are making their way to East Kern County to help deter and prevent catalytic converter theft.

Saturday, May 14 residents can get their license plate numbers etched onto catalytic converters from 10am – 3pm at 26831 Prospect St.

The Kern County District Attorney’s Office is working in partnership with the Muroc Joint Unified School District to provide the public service.

Advanced registration will be required at https://kcdaoutreacheastkern.eventbrite.com or call (661) 868-2435.

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