A Manteca man was arrested in Ripon early Sunday after officers saw him lurking on his bike near downtown businesses, authorities said.
Officers spotted Gabriel Villegas, 37, riding his bike without a light in and around business district shops and alleys at about 1:15 a.m, according to Sgt. Steve Merchant of the Ripon Police Department.
After he rode past awaiting officers, they stopped him and discovered he was on probation for a previous theft, Merchant said.
A search of Villegas produced a flashlight, gloves, a large screw driver, an improvised pry tool and a knife.
He was arrested and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, according to Merchant.