GPS foils alleged teen burglar

RALEIGH, NC -- Police say modern technology installed in a rental car was the undoing of an alleged teenage burglar in Raleigh.

According to arrest warrants, detectives got enough of a description of a suspicious car seen at a rash of break-ins to figure out it was a rented Ford Crown Victoria with a GPS tracking system.

They were then able to trace the car to a couple of other crimes and arrested 16-year-old Quantez Laray Johnson. He faces multiple counts of breaking and entering. Police are trying to determine if he was involved in other cases.

All the burglaries - with the exception of one - occurred inside the Raleigh Beltline between Dec. 19 and 29.

Johnson is no stranger to the law. He's been arrested six times since September and just turned 16 in March. null
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