101 stolen catalytic converters worth $30,300 found at Lincoln shop, police say

Viktor Popov Courtesy Lincoln Police

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Lincoln Police Department says it found dozens of stolen catalytic converters after searching an auto shop.

Officers served a warrant at Victory Auto on Cornhusker Highway on Sunday morning.

The owner, 33-year-old Viktor Popov, was the subject of an ongoing investigation regarding stolen catalytic converters and vehicles.

Investigators say their search of the property turned up 101 converters, valued at roughly $30,300.

Popov, who was already in jail on unrelated charges, was cited for theft by receiving.

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