Madera man's arrest photo paints a picture of hitting rock bottom

Madera Police said Brandon Gerth had a meth pipe and a stun gun on him when they searched him early Friday morning.

Madera Police said they arrested a man they found lurking around closed businesses early Friday morning.

They said they discovered Brandon Gerth was on parole for burglary when they contacted him. During a search, officers said they found a meth pipe and a stun gun. Police posted a photo of Gerth on social media Friday, showing him sitting down with his head in his arms.

Gerth was arrested on charges including violating his parole and drug charges.