At about 1:26 a.m. Friday, officers responded to Nuestra Gente Auto Center, in the 14300 block of Seventh Street, after a security alarm went off.
They found the business had been broken into. Inside they spotted a large amount of oil spilled on the ground and oily shoe prints leading away from the building.
While investigating this burglary, another security alarm came out from a nearby business located on St. Andrews Dr. The business, Labor Finders, had a broken window and open door. Officers began checking the location and found a witness that said a male wearing blue jeans and no shirt was seen in the area.
Then a third call came out from an apartment complex in the 14400 block of La Paz Dr. A woman reported she had been sitting in her vehicle when a man reached in her car window and attempted to take her purse. The suspect's description matched that of the suspect description given at the commercial burglaries.
While at the third location, officers located the suspect, Ronnie Tomsick, hiding under a vehicle in the carport and took him into custody. Tomsick matched the descriptions given at all locations and had oily shoes, which according to officers, tied him to the first crime scene.