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Man wanted in Spring catalytic converter thefts that caused $51,000 in damages

man accused of stealing catalytic converters, causing $51,000 worth of damages on Aug. 5, 2020, according to Constable Mark Herman’s Office.
man accused of stealing catalytic converters, causing $51,000 worth of damages on Aug. 5, 2020, according to Constable Mark Herman’s Office. (Mark Herman Constable Office)

HOUSTON – Authorities have identified a suspect in the case of catalytic converter thefts last week at a Spring business that caused $51,000 in damages.

According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, a man stole the catalytic converters off six company vehicles at Champion Pool Repair on Louetta Road on Aug. 5.

Investigators said that after surveillance video of the thefts was distributed, they received tips that indicated 28-year-old Joseph Daniels might be involved.

Joseph Daniels is seen in this mug shot released by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office on Aug. 7, 2020.
Joseph Daniels is seen in this mug shot released by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office on Aug. 7, 2020. (Harris County Pct. 4 Constable's Office)

Daniels is wanted on a charge of theft.

Anyone with information on Daniels’ whereabouts is asked to call the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office at 281-376-3472.


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