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Charges Laid Following Theft Of Catalytic Converters

Shawn James appeared in Provincial Court on Thursday, May-13-2021 and plead guilty to 5 counts of theft of catalytic converters. The 40-year-old Saint John resident has been remanded since March 26 on these charges and will re-appear in court on June-8-2021 for sentencing.

The Saint John Police Force has been dealing with numerous cases of catalytic converter thefts in recent months. This includes hundreds of the units being taken into custody by the Major Crime Unit back in April/2021.

The investigation into that seizure is ongoing.

Jim Hennessy

Manager of Communications

Saint John Police Force