NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Newport News Police Department will host a catalytic converter VIN engraving event Saturday, May 20, at Newport News Police Department headquarters, located at 9710 Jefferson Avenue.

The engravings will take about 15 minutes, and the service is free to the public.

Citizens from surrounding cities are welcomed to attend.

This is a popular event that has historically filled up quickly, so act fast if you want to partake in this service.

Time slots are available from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. and can be reserved at