Suspicious House Fire in Bonsall

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit, are asking for the public’s assistance in providing any information on a suspicious house fire in the Bonsall area. 

On June 5, 2018, at 4:51 a.m., Sheriff Deputies, along with the North County Fire Department, responded to a residential structure fire in the 31000 block of Via Puerta Del Sol in the community of Bonsall. The Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit was requested and responded to the location to conduct an investigation into the cause of the fire. 

No injuries occurred as a result of this fire. The damage caused to the structure is estimated at $900,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Investigators are asking any witnesses to this fire to please contact them.

If you have any information on this fire please call the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit at (619) 956-4980 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org. 

• Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Arnold Van Lingen at (619) 660-3301 or email at Arnold.VanLingen@sdsheriff.org. 

• Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov.

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Suspect Wanted for Residential Burglary

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect who burglarized a residence in the Clairemont area of San Diego.  

On May 21, 2018, at about 1:30 p.m., an unknown male suspect forced entry through a rear bedroom window of a residence located in the 3800 block of Mt. Everest Blvd., in San Diego. Nobody was home at the time of the burglary. The suspect stole a small safe, which contained cash, legal documents, and the victim’s passport. The suspect left the area in an unknown direction.    

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 25-years-old, 5’9” tall, medium build, wearing dark colored jeans, a gray hooded sweatshirt with a red logo on the front, and black “Van” style shoes. 

Unknown Suspect

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Generic photo of model of safe stolen (not actual safe stolen) 

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Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Northern Division at (858) 552-1733 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.   Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to A/Lt. John Harberth at (858) 552-1706 or email at jharberth@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov

Ten Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Darnell Smith

$3,500 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 20-year-old Darnell Smith. 

On June 15, 2008, at approximately 12:20 a.m., Darnell Smith parked his car in the 700 block of Pyramid Street, located in the Emerald Hills area of San Diego.  Smith was with several relatives and was walking to his aunt’s house from his car.  An unknown suspect stepped out of a vehicle, walked up behind Smith and his relatives, and fired multiple rounds at the group.  Smith was struck and died at the scene.  Witnesses described the suspect’s vehicle as a newer black Ford Escape or a similar vehicle with tinted windows.  

Smith was an employee of Cox Communications and a student at San Diego Mesa College working towards a business administration degree.

Darnell Smith (Victim)

Generic Photo of Possible Suspect Vehicle (Not Actual Suspect Vehicle) 

Generic Photo of Possible Suspect Vehicle (Not Actual Suspect Vehicle)

Cox Communications is offering $2,500 in addition to Crime Stoppers’ $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov

Jonathon Holland

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Jonathon Holland
DOB:  9/24/1982  (35)
White male
6’0”  185 lbs.
Blonde hair  brown eyes

Jonathon Holland is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony ($100,000) warrant for his arrest.  The warrant is for a domestic violence related charge.  Holland does not have previous convictions.  Holland is known to frequent the North Coastal areas of San Diego.

 

Jeremy Michael Eagleson

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DOB:  3/9/1979  (39)
White male
6’5” tall  160 lbs.
Brown hair  brown eyes

Jeremy Eagleson is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for two outstanding felony (no bail) warrants.  The warrants are for carrying a concealed dirk or dagger and for resisting arrest with violence/force against a peace officer.  Eagleson has previous convictions for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, DUI, carrying a concealed dirk or dagger, and for resisting arrest with violence/force against a peace officer.  Eagleson is known to frequent Escondido and Valley Center area.

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oceanside

up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Oceanside Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with attempted murder in Oceanside.

On March 22, 2018, at approximately 15 minutes past midnight, an unknown person fired five to six rapid gunshots in the alley to the rear of 341 Brooks Street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Oceanside.

The gunshots had been aimed skyward and eastbound over the I-5 freeway.  One of the bullets struck the roof of a one-story granny flat residence located to the rear of the main residence on the 300 block of Brooks Street.

One of the bullets flew over the I-5 and struck a pedestrian who had been walking in Ron Ortega Park, which is located at 200 Brooks Street, directly east of the residence on the 300 block of Brooks Street. The pedestrian was found on the ground one hour later by a passerby. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition.

If you have any information on the suspect in this case please call the Oceanside Police Department at (760) 435-4900 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org   

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Felony Hit and Run

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck a parked vehicle in the Lincoln Park area of San Diego, causing major injuries to one of suspect’s passengers.  

On May 27, 2018, at approximately 4:50 a.m., an unidentified adult female was driving a gray 2010 Mazda 3 southbound on the 500 block of S. 47th Street, in San Diego. The female made a move to the right and struck an unoccupied parked SUV. The collision caused a 79-year-old male passenger, who was sitting unrestrained in the back seat of the Mazda, to be thrown forward striking the front passenger’s seat. A 39-year-old male passenger who was sitting in the front passenger’s seat suffered minor injuries.

The female driver got out of the Mazda and walked away from the scene before police arrived.  Medics transported the 79-year-old male to a local hospital for multiple major head and neck injuries. This male is not expected to survive his injuries.   

Suspect’s Description:

The suspect is described as a Black female, in her 50’s, wearing a long sleeve purple colored shirt, gray jeans with multiple rips in them, black socks and no shoes. 

Unknown Suspect

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call SDPD’s Traffic Division at (858) 495-7805 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sergeant Victoria Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or email at vhouseman@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .

Two Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Victor Vega

$7,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 28-year-old Victor Vega.

On May 28, 2016, at 10:00 p.m., officers from the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 8300 block of Brookhaven Road. Officers located Victor Vega in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers along with medics began life-saving measures, but Vega died at the scene despite their efforts.

Investigators learned that Vega had attended a party in the area earlier in the evening. Vega was walking along Brookhaven Road when a dark colored sedan drove up next to him. Gunshots were fired from the vehicle striking Vega. The vehicle and its occupants fled eastbound on Brookhaven Road. 

Victor Vega (Victim) 

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Victor’s mother and stepfather (Laura and Michael Doyle) will be available for media interviews today at 10:00 a.m. in front of SDPD Headquarters located at 1401 Broadway.  

Laura and Michael Doyle have put up a $6,000 reward in addition to Crime Stoppers’ $1,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Lt. Anthony Dupree at (619) 531-2275 or email at adupree@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org

Hiram Velasco Flores

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DOB: 12/22/1973  (44)
Hispanic male
5’11” tall  200 lbs.
Brown hair brown eyes

Hiram Flores is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant ($100,000) for his arrest for assault with a  deadly weapon. Flores has previous convictions for DUI and being intoxicated in public. Flores is known to frequent the Fallbrook and North County area.

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Home Invasion Robbery and Assault in Oceanside

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$1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Oceanside Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery and assault. 

On May 9, 2018, at about 5:30 p.m., Oceanside Police Officers responded to a report of a battery in the 500 block of Monterey Drive in Oceanside. Officers found the victim, a 64-year-old female, seriously battered and bloody.  She reported that an unknown male attacked her in her bedroom. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries and is currently recovering in the hospital.  Through the investigation, the male pictured below was identified as the suspect in this case. 

Suspect Description: The suspect is described as a Black male, about 30 to 35-years-old, standing 5’9” tall, and weighing about 160 lbs. He has a shaved head, goatee, mustache, and possibly pierced ears. He was last seen riding a red bike.  

Unknown Suspect

If you recognize the suspect please call the Oceanside Police Department at (760) 435- 4900 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Ryan Malone at (760) 435-4537 or RMalone@ci.oceanside.ca.us
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov

 

Brandon Daniel Quinn

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DOB  3/11/1987 (31)
White male
Brown hair   brown eyes
5’7” tall  205 lbs.

Brandon Quinn is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony ($200,000) warrant related to charges of auto theft, check fraud, identity theft, and burglary.  Quinn has previous convictions for burglary and narcotics possession. Quinn is known to frequent several areas throughout San Diego County.

WANTED: Suspects Responsible for Vista Burglary

Up to $1,000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Vista Station are asking for the public's help to identify and locate five unknown suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the city of Vista.    

On April 21, 2018, at about 9:50 p.m., five unknown Black males burglarized the California Numismatic Funding business, located at 755 East Vista Way in Vista.  The suspects broke in through the back door and used crowbars to bypass a security gate.  The suspects ransacked the business taking antique coins and silver valued at approximately $35,000.  Video surveillance shows that the suspects arrived at the business in two vehicles; a small sedan and a minivan. 

These suspects may also be involved in similar burglaries across Southern California, targeting businesses dealing in antique coins.  

Description of Suspects: 
Suspect #1

is described as a Black male adult, 25 to 35-years old, standing 5’11” tall, and weighing 200 lbs.  He has a muscular build, is bald or has short hair, and was last seen wearing blue jean pants, a red collared shirt, tennis shoes, black gloves, red/black baseball cap with a "W" on it. He may have a tattoo on his upper right arm.

 
Suspect #2

is described as a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a hoodie with "California Bear" on it, unknown colored pants, and a baseball cap. 


Suspect #3

is described as a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5’11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing black and white shoes; shorts, blue long sleeve sweatshirt with white lines on it, baseball cap, and gloves. 

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Suspect #4

is a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a sweatshirt with "California Bear" on it, pants, and a baseball cap with a stocking over it. 

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Suspect #5

is described as a Black male, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'9” tall, weighing 160 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a jacket, pants, and a baseball cap. 

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Description of Vehicles: Minivan and a mid-size 4-door sedan 

If you recognize the suspects please call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Michelle Storms at (760) 940-    4905 or Michelle.Storms@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619)
  • 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org.

WANTED: Female Suspect Using Counterfeit Money at Local Stores

San Diego County Crime Stoppersand investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a female suspect wanted in connection with passing counterfeit bills at local businesses in the North County.   

On April 14, 2018, an unknown Hispanic woman used a counterfeit $100 bill at  Yogurt 101, located at 153 N. Highway 101 in Solana Beach.  She purchased $14.00 in food, paid with a counterfeit $100 bill, and received $86.00 in change from the clerk.  

On April 19, 2018, the same female suspect used a counterfeit $100 bill at Sun Splash, located at 2673 Via De La Valle in Del Mar. She purchased lotion for $21.00, paid with a counterfeit $100 bill and got $79.00 in change. 

The same suspect is also believed to have used a counterfeit $100 bill at a business in Carlsbad. 

Description of Suspect: The suspect is described as a 25 to 35-years-old Hispanic female who stands between 5’4” and 5’6” tall.  She has long, dark, wavy hair and a tattoo on the right side of her upper chest.  The suspect also appears to be pregnant.  

If you recognize the suspect call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966-3500 or theCrime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Colin Hebeler at (760) 966-3534 or Colin.Hebeler@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.orgor Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov.

WANTED: Female Suspect Using Counterfeit Money at Local Stores

Up to $1,000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a female suspect wanted in connection with passing counterfeit bills at local businesses in the North County.    

On April 14, 2018, an unknown Hispanic woman used a counterfeit $100 bill at  Yogurt 101, located at 153 N. Highway 101 in Solana Beach.  She purchased $14.00 in food, paid with a counterfeit $100 bill, and received $86.00 in change from the clerk.  

On April 19, 2018, the same female suspect used a counterfeit $100 bill at Sun Splash, located at 2673 Via De La Valle in Del Mar. She purchased lotion for $21.00, paid with a counterfeit $100 bill and got $79.00 in change.

 The same suspect is also believed to have used a counterfeit $100 bill at a business in Carlsbad.  

Description of Suspect:  
The suspect is described as a 25 to 35-years-old Hispanic female who stands between 5’4” and 5’6” tall.  She has long, dark, wavy hair and a tattoo on the right side of her upper chest.  The suspect also appears to be pregnant.  

If you recognize the suspect call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966-3500 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org.   

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Colin Hebeler at (760) 966-3534 or Colin.Hebeler@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov.

WANTED: Suspects Responsible for Vista Burglary

Up to $1,000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff's Station are asking for the public's help to identify and locate three unknown suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the unincorporated area of Vista.

On April 25, 2018, at about 4:40 p.m., three Black males burglarized a house in the 1000 block of Sugarbush Drive  in unincorporated Vista.  The suspects arrived at the residence about 20 minutes after the homeowner left.  The suspects pulled into the driveway and Suspect #1 exited the vehicle and knocked on the front door.  When there was no answer,  he and Suspect #2 went to the backyard through a side gate.  They broke a rear sliding glass door and entered the residence. The suspects took a Barska safe, rifles and handguns in the burglary.  

The vehicle used in this burglary is a dark colored, possibly blue, 2018 Dodge Durango SXT with Bob Baker paper plates.  

These suspects may also be wanted in similar burglaries across the County of San Diego.  They are targeting geographically isolated, high-end homes and are likely driving newer model vehicles (with paper dealership plates) that have large storage capacities.  

Description of Suspects: 

Suspect #1 is described as a Black male, between 18 and 35-years-old, standing 5’10” tall and weighing about 160 pounds.   He had a mustache, was bald or had a short buzzed haircut.   He was last seen wearing a white long sleeve shirt, tie, gray Nike sweatshirt blue jeans and black and white shoes.  He also had black gloves and a blue and white baseball cap. 

Suspect #2 is a Black male, between 18 and 35-years-old, standing 5’10” tall and weighing about 180 pounds.  He had black dreadlocks and was wearing a black hoodie, torn blue jeans with a checkered belt, a black hooded sweatshirt and black gloves.  He was wearing black shoes. 

Suspect #3 is a Black male, between 18 and 35-years-old and weighing 220 pounds.  He was bald or had a short buzzed haircut, dark skin, blue long sleeve shirt, tie and blue jeans.  He was wearing black and white Adidas shoes.  

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Description of Vehicle: Blue or dark colored 2018 Dodge Durango SXT with Bob Baker plates

If you recognize the suspect call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org.  

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Michelle Storms at (760) 940-4905 or Michelle.Storms@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov

Anthony Ramon Saldana

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DOB  1-9-1988  (30)
Hispanic male
5’11” tall  235 lbs.
Brown hair  brown eyes

Anthony Saldana is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant ($100,000 bail) for arson and burglary.  Saldana has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, multiple burglaries, and possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Saldana is known to frequent the El Cajon area.

Wanted Homicide Suspect

$1,000 Reward

Edgar Hernandez Saavedra

DOB: March 21, 1989

**Armed and Dangerous**

 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Oceanside Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating Edgar Hernandez Saavedra who is wanted in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Miguel Luis Castillo.

On August 20, 2016, at about 2:40 a.m., Edgar Hernandez Saavedra was arguing with Miguel Luis Castillo while they were standing in front of Edgar’s residence which is located on the 800 block of Langford Street in Oceanside.  During the argument, Edgar Hernandez Saavedra shot and killed Miguel Luis Castillo with a semi-automatic handgun.

 Edgar Hernandez Saavedra is a 29-year-old Hispanic male.  He has brown hair and brown eyes, stands about 5’6” tall and weighs 175 lbs.  He is a documented gang member who is also known as “Little Edgar” and “Smalls”.

 Anyone with information on this murder or the location of Edgar Hernandez Saavedra is asked to call the Oceanside Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (760)435-4027 or Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery & Child Endangerment

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police  Department’s Central Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect who robbed a 13-year-old girl at knifepoint in the Grant Hill area. 

On April 27, 2018, at about 3:30 p.m., a 13-year-old female victim was standing near the intersection of 26th Street and K Street, waiting for her mother to pick her up from school. As the victim was waiting, a suspect driving a white Hyundai Elantra parked his vehicle along 26th Street just north of the intersection where the victim was standing.

The suspect got out of his vehicle and approached the victim. The suspect pointed a knife at the victim’s stomach and forcefully pulled a gold necklace/pendant off of her neck. The suspect told the victim not to scream and that he would come back and hurt her if she called the police. The suspect then left the area and was last seen driving eastbound on K Street then northbound on 28th Street. The victim sustained a minor abrasion to her neck.     

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Black male adult 5’8” to 6’0” tall, stocky build, wearing a plain black colored hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head, a black colored cloth covering the lower portion of his face and dark colored pants.

Suspect’s Vehicle:

Photos of Actual Suspect Vehicle

Stock Photo of 2014 Hyundai Elantra with Same Wheels (not actual suspect vehicle)

The suspect’s vehicle is a white, 2014 Hyundai Elantra with black colored paper plates that have an unknown silver colored design in the center of the plates. The vehicle also has temporary registration displayed on the passenger’s side of the front windshield.  

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Central Division at (619) 744-9517 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sgt. Matt Botkin at (619) 744-9561 or email at mbotkin@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org 

Delia Ann Veltrano

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DOB  6/5/1967  (50)
Native American female
Black hair  brown eyes
5’0” tall  165 lbs.

Delia Veltrano is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony (no bail) robbery warrant for her arrest.  Veltrano has previous convictions for robbery and possession of stolen property.  Veltrano is known to frequent the Pala and Valley Center area.