Suspected serial burglar arrested in Tulare county


A suspected serial burglar is in jail after a month long investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. 

George Quinteros was arrested Saturday in the Porterville area, according to sheriff’s officials.

The investigation began on March 1st after Quinteros was allegedly spotted in a stolen car and ran from deputies. 

Investigators recovered items from numerous break-ins inside that car. 

Deputies said Quinteros was also cashing fraudulent checks from a business in Pixley. 

Quinteros was eventually arrested without incident. 

Deputies said he also had possession of drugs on him at the time.

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