Proposals for a new multi-million pound widening project on the A12 have gone on show.
Essex: Thieves Target Vehicles
More than 100 vehicles in Essex have had their catalytic converters stolen since the beginning of February.
Police are warning people with larger transport such as 4x4's, motor homes and vans to check they are secure.
The advice comes as 11 vehicles were targeted in Broomfield, Braintree, Witham, Halstead, Dunmow and Colchester at the beginning of the week.
Crime Reduction Advisor, Stephen Armson-Smith, said: "There are catalytic converter security marking kits including protective guards and alarm systems which people can buy on the internet.
"These act as a strong deterrent and help the police in successfully prosecuting those that steal or handle this stolen property."
Two men have been jailed for a total of 40 years after an aggravated burglary in Essex, where a man was shot.
Anyone with information about an assault on a man in Chelmsford a month ago, which left him with serious head injuries, is being asked to come forward.
Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
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