PITTSBURGH The owner of a
Chicago scrapyard where eight stolen school buses were found
shredded has been slapped with a host of new charges.
Sergio Quintero has pleaded not
guilty to 58 charges that include unlawful possession of
vehicles, possession of stolen vehicles, receiving possession
of stolen vehicles, criminal damage and theft, according to a
spokeswoman at the Cook County States Attorneys
Quintero, who couldnt be
reached for comment, was charged May 3 and released from the
Cook County Criminal Court, the spokeswoman added.
The charges follow a March
incident in which eight stolen school buses were found shredded
at Chicago-based Gonzalez Auto Parts Inc., owned by Quintero
amm.com, March 11).
Quintero was already facing
unrelated charges of possession of title or registration
without assignment, a felony, according to the Chicago Police
Department. These charges were filed shortly after the