700 catalytic converters seized from Edmonton metal recycler

700 catalytic converters seized from Edmonton metal recycler

In addition to finding 700 catalytic converters worth about $1.4 million, Edmonton police also found drugs and a firearm during a bust in the city’s southeast. The EPS started looking into A1 Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. as part of a drug trafficking investigation in summer 2022. Police started noticing “drug transactions conducted directly from the businesses,” located near 88 Street and 61 Avenue. In a news release Wednesday, police also said they saw “unknown individuals attending the business with scrap …