On Sunday Sparks Police Officers have arrested one man who they suspect is responsible for stealing two cars as well as stealing multiple items from cars in the Sparks area.

Sparks Police responded to a theft at a retail store in the 5000 block of Pyramid Highway when loss prevention reported that one man had attempted to steal several items, he was detained by an off duty Sparks Police Officer until uniformed officers arrived.

The man was arrested and identified as 36 year old Sixto Guzman of Sparks.

Car keys that officers found on Guzman were determined to belong to one of two cars which were stolen earlier and the investigation showed that Guzman had driven the stolen vehicle to the store.

Sparks Police determined that Guzman was responsible for stealing two vehicles and committing several vehicle burglaries.

Guzman was booked into the Washoe County Jail for two counts of Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, one count of Grand Theft Auto, two counts of Burglary, one count of Child Endangerment and one county of Petit Larceny.

The vehicle burglaries occurred in the 1100 Block of Union, the 1400 Block of Coupler, the 1200 Block of Junction and the 1100 Block of Union.

Some of the property recovered was not claimed and it is believed that there may have been other unreported burglaries in that area.

If you live in that area and are the victim of a Burglary, please call the Sparks Police Department at 775-353-2231.