During his morning run through the Murray Hill neighborhood near downtown Dalton, he ended up observing a burglary and helped arrest the suspect after a foot chase.
The incident happened as Parker was jogging south on Valley Drive. Parker saw a man, later identified as Thomas Daniel Green, 48, of 924 Avenue C, carrying a large bin full of items across Valley Drive in the direction of Thornton Avenue. As Parker approached, Green spotted him and sped up, cutting through a yard near the intersection with Franklin Street and staying near the bushes.
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