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Bryan police: Arrests made in catalytic converter thefts

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Posted at 5:45 PM, Mar 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 18:45:02-04

Bryan police have arrested four suspects in an early morning catalytic converter theft on Tuesday.

Police said "an observant citizen" was able to see the four suspects stealing a catalytic converter in the 1900 block of Austin's Colony Parkway. The witness was able to provide identifying information and a description of the vehicle.

"Patrol officers quickly responded and observed the suspect vehicle leaving the location," said police. "A traffic stop was conducted and officers located a catalytic converter and tools used to remove a catalytic converter in the vehicle."

All four occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged with theft, organized criminal activity, and unlawful possession/use of a criminal instrument.

The four arrested subjects were identified as

- Malik Oliver, 25, of Houston

- Brian Solares, 18 of Houston

- Tadrien Taylor, 18, of Houston

- Braydron Williams, 17, of Houston.