A man believed to be responsible for more than 20 burglaries
around San Mateo County was arrested at a motel in San Carlos on Thursday,
sheriff's officials said.
Pablo Vega, 29, was arrested at about 1 p.m. Thursday in the 1500
block of El Camino Real after investigators from the San Mateo County
Sheriff's Office and Belmont, San Mateo and Burlingame police departments
linked him to several recent commercial burglaries.
At the time of his arrest, Vega was found to be in possession of
property stolen in burglaries in San Carlos from the past week, sheriff's
Investigators are trying to determine exactly how many cases may
have involved Vega.
He was booked into custody on suspicion of commercial
burglary and possession of stolen property, according to the sheriff's