If you're not mechanically inclined, you should know a catalytic converter and muffler are an incredibly important part of your car and expensive to replace. With that said, stealing one is a big deal.

The people involved in the theft of an exhaust system, namely the muffler and catalytic converter, from a gray 2013 Ford F-250 truck, likely knew the value of what they were stealing.

The items were stolen on sometime between 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5th and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6th from a work truck at SSD Plastics, 360 Bonny Street. The total estimated damage and property loss is estimated to be over $6,000.

If you have information that could help local authorities solve this case you are asked to call Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at (970) 241-7867. All calls are completely anonymous.

If the information given leads to an arrest in this case can earn the person providing the information a cash reward up to $1,000. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through the Crime Stoppers website or P3Tips.com.