A man suspected of multiple car burglaries was arrested Monday afternoon near Fig Garden Village, Fresno police reported.
The arrest was made after a witness saw the man and a companion breaking into a car at Shaw and Harrison avenues about 2 p.m. The witness followed the pair, who were in a blue van, and called police.
Motorcycle officer Mike Roberts saw the van leaving the shopping center and saw the pair trying to break into another car in the 400 block of West Shaw Avenue. When he rode up, the passenger fled.
Roberts stopped the van at Shaw and Maroa avenues and arrested the driver, a 31-year-old Clovis man. Police recovered items from a number of the burglaries.