Selma Police arrest man caught burglarizing vehicle at auto body shop

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A man who was caught in the act of burglarizing a vehicle at an auto body shop in Selma is behind bars.

It was just before midnight Monday when police were called to Gunn Collision Center at IH-35 North and Chelsea Place.

A witness reported seeing three people dressed in black duck behind a dumpster.

Officers arrived and began searching the area. The noticed that someone had cut through the fence that runs along the property and spotted someone burglarizing a vehicle inside the compound.

Officers tried to make contact with the thief but he tried to run.

But the officers apprehended the man, identified at Giovanni Gonzales, and arrested him at the scene.

Gonzales was brought to the Guadalupe County Jail on charges of Burglary of Vehicle, Evading Arrest and Criminal Trespass.

No word on what became of the other two individuals who were spotted at the scene.

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