Alleged serial burglar nabbed

Las Vegas Optic

A 26-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested over the weekend after breaking into three homes and attempting to break into two others, Las Vegas police report.

Gabriel A. Montoya, who resides on the 700 block of Taos Street, was found with a backpack filled with jewelry, a laptop, a woman’s purse and other items, according to a probable cause statement filed in San Miguel County Magistrate Court on Monday.