Brothers accused of selling stolen items; buyers sought |

Brothers accused of selling stolen items; buyers sought

Staff report
Jeremy Daniel Tester
Courtesy Washoe County Jail |

WASHOE COUNTY, Nev. — Detectives are asking for residents who may have unknowingly purchased stolen property from a burglary suspect to come forward.

According to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Jeremy Daniel Tester, 34, was arrested on March 18 at his residence in Sparks, along with his 19-year-old brother, Matthew Dylan Tester.

According to WCSO, thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen property was recovered at the residence.

Jeremy Tester faces 15 charges related to several different burglaries throughout the county; his brother faces six burglary-related charges.

The arrest followed a five-month investigation that reportedly began with a residential burglary in the Galena area last October.

Detectives believe Jeremy Tester was in possession of additional stolen property, including firearms, from several other burglaries that he attempted to sell online.

Anyone who believes they may have had contact with Tester should contact detectives at 775-328-3320 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

The Testers remain in Washoe County Jail and face an April 1 court date.