Man arrested after police retrieve stolen catalytic converters in Glasgow

GLASGOW, Ky. – Police say a man was arrested after stealing multiple catalytic converters from the Gillie Hyde car lot.

Glasgow police got a call after employees realized the catalytic converters were missing from some of the vehicles. After investigation, police caught up with 34-year-old Charles R. Matlock of Glasgow in Walmart’s parking lot.

Police collected the stolen catalytic converters and returned them to Gillie Hyde. However, they were too damaged to be reused.

Matlock is currently in the Barren County Detention Center, where he faces charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property between $1,000 and $10,000 and first-degree criminal mischief.