Man arrested for string of vehicle burglaries and other crimes

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SPARKS, Nev. Sparks Police say they have arrested a man following a string of vehicle burglaries and other crimes that happened Sunday afternoon.

It started with several reports of vehicles being stolen in the Union Street area April 14, 2019, and ended after several items were stolen from a store on Pyramid Way

Police say 36-year-old Sixto Guzman allegedly attempted to steal several items from the store.

When he was confronted, he took off and as he was running from the store, he knocked a six-year-old girl to the ground, causing minor injuries.

Once outside, a Good Samaritan attempted to tackle him, leading to a fight. An off-duty Sparks Police officer Intervened and detained him until uniformed officers arrived.

Police say one of the stolen vehicles was found on scene, and the keys were found in Guzman's pocket.

Guzman has been booked into the Washoe County jail facing multiple charges including possession of a stolen vehicle, grand theft auto and child endangerment.