Police: Man ditches stolen car, takes another at Fresno VA hospital

A man was arrested in central Fresno Saturday after allegedly abandoning a stolen car at the VA hospital before stealing a second one and fleeing the scene, police said.

Fresno police officers followed the vehicle to Mariposa Street and Garland Avenue, when the suspect ditched the vehicle and ran. Officers then caught and arrested Roger Daly, 35, of Fresno.

Daly, who is on parole, had burglary tools, police said. He was booked into the Fresno County Jail on two counts of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and violation of his parole.

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