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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2007 5:18 am | Updated: 6:06 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Police arrested Jose Urias Garcia, 43, Thursday morning on suspicion of shoplifting from a Mervyn’s department store, fleeing law enforcement and then breaking into a home to hide.

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Police said they saw Garcia exit a Food City near the Mervyn’s store on the corner of Main Street and Stapley Drive and followed him as he fled the area on bicycle.

He was arrested at a home on Matlock Street, which he entered by force, several blocks from the commercial area.

Garcia also was wanted on a felony warrant for a drug charge. Police said he was arrested in connection with a variety of misdemeanor and felony charges.

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