Man Arrested After Crime Spree in Sparks

Sparks police have arrested a man following a string of vehicle burglaries and other crimes that happened Sunday afternoon. It started with several reports of vehicles stolen in the Union Street area, 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. That’s when a fight ensued. An off duty Sparks Police officer then intervened and was able to detain the suspect until 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.

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