Police track truck thief to area near Caveman Pool
Department of Public Safety officers tracked down and arrested a suspected truck thief around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Caveman Pool.
The call originated in the 600 block of 7th Street where a man told authorities his truck had been stolen and the vehicle was seen headed down the street.
Officers located the suspect, 42-year-old Daryl Melfi, driving near Caveman Pool and he fled the vehicle and began jumping fences. He was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit.
Melfi is lodged in jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of meth, interfering with police and probation violation.