Fredrick Tardy, 17, received a $750,000 bond for the capital murder charge in the death of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Almendarez.
A local business in north Houston says thieves have stolen the catalytic converter off their delivery trucks for the fourth time in the last year.
The Sugar Land Police Department says an officer shot a catalytic converter theft suspect who had a gun. The suspect died at the hospital.
Houston City Council is cracking down on the theft and trafficking of catalytic converters.
With a continuing rash of catalytic converter thefts soaring in Houston and across the country, more people are worrying that their vehicle might be next.
We’re learning more about two suspects who allegedly stole nine catalytic convertors from Cyfair ISD high school parking lot around April 7.
Four suspects were arrested in connection with a catalytic converter theft that occurred late Sunday night, authorities said.
Authorities say two alleged catalytic converter thieves died, and a third suspect was hospitalized with serious injuries after their car crashed during a pursuit with deputies in northwest Harris County.
A procession was held for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Almendarez, who was tragically killed off-duty while confronting catalytic converter thieves targeting his truck outside a grocery store.
Authorities say two officers from New Caney ISD were working an extra job at a movie theater in Humble when they saw catalytic converter thieves, who later tried to run them over.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says two men were shot “possibly by the owner of the vehicle they were said to be burglarizing.”
Lawmakers are now working on stricter catalytic converter theft legislation, which will be named after fallen Harris County Deputy Darren Almendarez.
Colleagues say it was just like Deputy Darren Almendarez to protect and serve even while off duty, confronting criminals who were said to be attempting to steal the catalytic converter from his truck as he and his wife walked out of this Joe V’s grocery store.
Three suspects have been charged with felony theft after five catalytic converters, two of which had just been stolen, were found in the trunk of their car, Shenandoah police say.
The Pasadena Police Department took to social media to spread awareness. They said catalytic converter thefts are up 150% compared to last year.
Residents claim it’s mostly happening on a stretch of McCue Rd., near Richmond Ave.
A southwest Houston car burglary suspect is dead after being shot by residents and then being run over by a woman who may have dropped him off.
Three suspects were taken into custody and stolen catalytic converters were found after a high-speed chase that began in north Harris County, authorities say.
Two people accused of stealing catalytic converters were arrested overnight Sunday in north Houston after a police chase.
Officials with the Harris Co. Sheriff's Office say one of their deputies was shot, by one of three men seen allegedly trying to steal catalytic converters.