Bowling Green man arrested as suspect in catalytic converter thefts

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Police Department has made another arrest regarding catalytic converter thefts.

BGPD stated they arrested Wesley J. Simpson, 33, of Bowling Green Friday morning for a converter theft in early August. According to authorities, Simpson is the suspect in at least 10 other converter thefts and will face charges accordingly.

Simpson is in the Warren County Regional Jail and is charged with first- degree criminal mischief, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.