Catalytic converter thieves caught in San Ramon traffic stop

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Three suspects in a van with burglary tools and a cut catalytic converter were arrested in a routine traffic stop in San Ramon Thursday morning. 

According to San Ramon Police Department, officers pulled a van over at around 3:15 a.m. on Thursday for expired tags. 

Officers found a jack, a cut catalytic converter, and a saw used for cutting through metal. 

The vehicle’s three occupants were arrested for various charges, including possession of burglary tools, unlawful possession of tear gas, giving a false name, and driving on a suspended license.