Those charges include three felony counts of grand larceny of a motor vehicle, four felony counts of burglary and five felony counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.
Lopez was identified through a Secret Witness tip. He was arrested by Sparks Police on May 29, 2016.
The suspect is believed to be responsible for a string of vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries that occurred throughout the south Reno in the last two weeks of May.
On May 23, Lopez used a credit card related to one of the stolen vehicles at a 7-Eleven store, according to the sheriff’s office. Investigators obtained surveillance photos of the suspect from the store. Those photos were made public, leading to Lopez being identified by a Secret Witness tip.
Anyone with more information related to this case is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.
SOURCE: Washoe County Sheriff’s Office.