VISALIA, California - Police arrested a man they say smashed a car window and stole a bag from it in Visalia on Monday night.
Officers were on patrol in the 300 block of northwest 3rd Avenue when they saw a man near several parked vehicles, police said. The officers saw him smashing the window of one of the vehicles and stealing a bag from the front seat.
Nicholas Wilkerson, 36, was quickly taken into custody without incident and booked on numerous charges.
The property was returned to the owner, police said.