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California man arrested wearing jail jumpsuit says he got it off the streets

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FRESNO, Calif. -

A California man traded his old jail jumpsuit for a new one Monday when Fresno County Sheriff's deputies booked him into jail for misdemeanor charges including possession of stolen property, possessing drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

The man, identified as 30-year-old Isaac McCoy of Fresno, California, was taken into custody when witnesses reported seeing him disoriented and walking in the middle of the street. Deputies found him standing on a median along a frontage road and looking into a parked car. The deputies recognized him from calls in the past and detained him.

The deputies searched the man. He was wearing several layers of clothing, including a red jumpsuit from Fresno County Jail, which was under his coat and jeans. McCoy told deputies  he bought the jumpsuit from someone off the streets. The search also found four meth pipes, two of which had been converted into crack pipes.

While being booked into jail, corrections officers found he was also wearing two white T-shirts with the word "Prisoner" on them which also belonged to the jail. He was later issued a new jumpsuit and booked into Fresno County Jail.

Deputies say it's unclear when McCoy stole the jumpsuit. His last stay in the jail was in February, but he has been an inmate a total of 40 times dating back to 2005.

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