Two busted in North Fair Oaks with stolen catalytic converters

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A traffic stop in North Fair Oaks Thursday morning led to two arrests and the discovery of “narcotics, narcotics paraphernalia, a switchblade knife, burglary tools and stolen property,which included catalytic converters,” according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

The traffic stop occurred at about 5:30 a.m. in the 400 block of 5th Avenue, the sheriff’s office said.

Ralph Romero, 46, and Ronald Narasaki, 51, were booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility multiple charges including conspiracy and possession of stolen property, burglary tools, narcotics paraphernalia and a switchblade knife. The vehicle’s driver lacked a valid driver’s license, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.

1 Comment

  1. My catalytic converter was stolen off my 13-year-old car a week ago.

    It’s over 2 grand to repair. As a result, I now effectively have no car.

    Keep your comprehensive insurance, even on old cars, friends.

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