Guys have heard a couple of reports of someone or someones cutting catalytic convertors off of vehicles. Listed on the trooper dispatch is one from Cantwell and I know the Willow Air Service parking lot got hit a couple of weeks ago. They are roughly worth a 100 bucks as scrap and alot of places will do free shipping.
Here is the lastest dispatch
Case number: AK 12202499
Type: Theft III
Text: On 4/8/12, at 1556 hours, the Alaska State Troopers investigated
the theft of catalytic converters from a vehicle parked at mile 169 of
the Parks Highway. Investigation revealed unknown person(s) removed the
converter from a 2011 Toyota Tacoma some time between 4/6/12 and 4/8/12.
It is believed that at least three other vehicles had their converters
stolen while parked on the Parks Highway during the same time period.
Value of the reported converter was estimated at $400. Investigation is