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Rochester man charged with theft of catalytic converter



Gates, New York – On Wednesday Gates police officials announced a Rochester man is facing charges in connection to the theft of a catalytic converter.

According to police, 50-year-old Sean Landers is charged with second-degree criminal mischief, and third-degree auto stripping.

Landers was arrested around 12 p.m. Monday on Craig Street in the City of Rochester, police said.

According to police, on March 1, Landers was identified as a suspect in the theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked at the Bill Grays restaurant on Buffalo Road in Gates.

He was arraigned in Gates Town Court and remanded to the Monroe County Jail on $10,000 bail, $100,000 bond.

According to officials, Landers is currently on probation for petit larceny stemming from a previous arrest in the Town of Parma for a converter theft.