Salinas murder suspect arrested in stolen car in downtown Fresno

Miguel Beltran
Miguel Beltran Fresno Police Department

A man sought on a murder warrant from Monterey County was arrested Wednesday in downtown Fresno after officers checked a suspicious car, Fresno police reported.

He was identified as Miguel Beltran, 30, of Salinas.

Police officer Adriana Ponce was patrolling near Fresno and E streets when she checked the car at a gas station and learned that it was stolen in Salinas a week before. Beltran was arrested for possession of the car and a warrant check discovered that he was sought on the murder warrant.