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.