Cops: Crime Ring Moved $22M in Catalytic Converters; Ties to California, Nevada

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police in suburban Portland, Oregon, said Thursday they arrested a crime ringleader responsible for trafficking more than 44,000 catalytic converters stolen from vehicles on the West Coast since 2021. 

Detectives said they identified Brennan Doyle, 32, as the leader of the operation and searched his Lake Oswego home last week, along with seven other properties. The detectives seized over 3,000 catalytic converters hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, a high-end car and jewelry, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported. 

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