Man caught stealing catalytic converter at fire station in Alamance County, deputies say

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ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was arrested after he allegedly tried to steal a cataclytic converter from a vehicle at the Eli Whitney Fire Department Station in Alamance County, according to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, deputies responded to a report of a larceny in progress at the fire station.

Deputies stopped a vehicle leaving the scene. The vehicle matched the description from an attempted larceny at the intersection of Boywood Road and South N.C. 87.

A man who was in the vehicle was arrested on charges of attempted larceny and violation of a domestic violence protection order.

Deputies also found a dollar bill in his wallet with 1.04 grams of methamphetamine and charged the man with possession of a schedule II controlled substance.

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