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Two Springfield Residents Convicted And Sentenced For Catalytic Converter Thefts

Two people who were arrested for their involvement with catalytic converter thefts earlier this year have been convicted and sentenced, according to the Springfield Police Department.

Thirty-five-year-old Marcus Burk of Springfield pled guilty to felony stealing and was sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections.

Thirty-year-old Matthew Griffin of Springfield pled guilty to bringing a controlled substance into the jail and received an eight-year sentence as part of a plea agreement.

The police department says in a news release that additional catalytic converter theft investigations are ongoing.