Parolee chased down and arrested in Merced

FRESNO, Calif.

The man was arrested in Merced near Livorno Rd. and Florance.

Police say they got information that Carlos Lopez was at a home on Dinkey Creek Drive Sunday.

When they arrived Lopez took off running and officers began chasing him.

He ran into a home on Livorno Rd. and that is where he was arrested.

Lopez was wanted for violating his parole and battery on a police officer. Police say he has ties to gangs.

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