Fresno police arrested a 61-year-old man who was behind the wheel of a stolen Nissan Titan pickup truck taken from Palm Springs.
Sgt. Doug Goertzen said officers saw the stolen truck Monday in a parking lot in the 5200 block of North Fresno Street and put surveillance on it.
Detectives saw suspect David Oates getting into the pickup and driving to a Wal-Mart at Clovis and Herndon avenues. Oates was arrested and booked on felony charges of auto theft and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Goertzen urged anyone with information about a stolen vehicle to call the Career Criminal Auto Theft Team hotline at (559) 621-CCAT or email firstname.lastname@example.org.