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Convicted burglar caught breaking into home

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Jan 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-04 16:39:30-05

After serving 2 and a half years in prison for burglary, 37-year-old Rolando Romero is allegedly at it again.

Police said in court documents that around 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 28 neighbors called Peoria police after hearing a window break at a nearby home.

When authorities arrived near Cactus and 79th Avenue, they found Romero at the garage, but he then ran inside the home, according to police.

One witness told police that they saw him run through the house and did a "Superman-like dive" through a window, according to court documents.

Officers chased Romero through backyards where he hopped several fences before being caught.

He was arrested and booked into jail on burglary and criminal trespassing charges.

Police said Romero ransacked the home where he was initially spotted and had lined several televisions in the hallway.