Noho catalytic converter arrest

(Photo courtesy: Northampton Police Department)

NORTHAMPTON, MA(WGGB/WSHM)-- Police arrested a man after finding several catalytic converters and tools in his vehicle early Friday morning.

According to Northampton police, officers conducted a property check of Lia Honda on King Street around 2:30 a.m. where they observed a suspicious vehicle in the lot.

When they approached the vehicle they found a man laying down in the front seat.

After further investigation, officers found several catalytic converters and tools in the back seat of the vehicle.

As a result, a 27-year-old man from Bernardston was placed under arrest.

Police departments all over New England have been experiencing thefts of catalytic converters.

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