Kendal Kabande is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force

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This week’s fugitive is:

Kendal Kabande

DOB  8/11/1988 (30)

White male

6’2” tall  190 lbs.

Black hair  brown eyes

 

Kendal Kabande is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant (no bail) for his arrest.  The warrant is for assault with a deadly weapon, auto theft, and felony evading.  Kabande has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, auto theft, and felony evading.  Kabande is not known to frequent any particular area and may be anywhere in San Diego County

Commercial Robbery & Burglary Series

Up to $1000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Carlsbad and Escondido Police Departments, are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating several unknown suspects who have committed a series of grab and runs at Apple stores. 

Since January 2018, the Carlsbad and Escondido Apple stores have been targeted in a series of grab and runs. During these incidents, a group of suspects typically enter the store wearing hooded sweatshirts or jackets, with the hood portion tied closely to their heads, which conceals most of their faces. The suspects grab multiple Apple devices on the display tables and exit the store where a getaway car is usually waiting for them. 

In several of the incidents, citizens have attempted to stop the suspects and have been injured by the suspects as they flee the store. Investigators believe this series is related to similar cases throughout California. To date, the losses throughout the state have exceeded approximately $750,000. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspects are described as Black males, in the early 20’s, and wear hooded sweatshirts or jackets with the hood portion tied closely to their heads. There may also be an unknown female suspect involved in this series.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931-2156, the Escondido Police Department at (760) 839-4739, 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. 

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  • Media inquiries about this Carlsbad cases can be directed to Lt. Jason Jackowski at (760) 931-2166 or email at Jason.Jackowski@carlsbadca.gov . 
  • Media inquiries about the Escondido case can be directed to Lt. Chris Lick at (760) 839-4973 or email at click@escondido.org . 
  • 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. 

Town & Country Hotel Burglary

Up to $1000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect(s) responsible for burglarizing a hotel room in the Mission Valley area of San Diego. 

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On August 8, 2018, between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a guest’s room at the Town and Country Hotel located at 500 Hotel Circle North, in San Diego. The room was unoccupied at the time of the burglary. The suspect(s) stole several items including a rare custom made cello. The cello is made by Mario Miralles and has a label on it that reads: “Mario Miralles 2010 Alta Dena California”. The cello is valued at $100,000.

Anyone with information on this case should call San Diego Police Department’s Western Division at (619) 692-4800 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. Ken Impellizeri at (619) 692-4853 or email at kimpellizeri@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 .

Suspect Wanted by the Fugitive Task Force

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Jazmin Rios-Escalera

Hispanic female

5’02” tall/ 130 lbs

Brown hair/ Hazel eyes

DOB 11-17-1991 – 26 years old

Jazmin Rios-Escalera is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for a $150,000 bail felony warrant for child endangerment.  She also has five misdemeanor warrants for DUI, theft, driving on a suspended license x 2, and vandalism.  She has no prior criminal history.

Jazmin Rios-Escalera is known to frequent Spring Valley and East County area.

Anyone with information on the location of the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1 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.

Suspect Wanted for Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an unknown suspect who fraudulently opened and attempted to open several credit card accounts using someone else’s personal information. 

Starting on July 12, 2018, an unknown female suspect opened several fraudulent credit card accounts at different stores in the College Grove area of San Diego and in Lemon Grove using another person’s identity. The same suspect attempted to open several other credit card accounts using the same false identity but was unsuccessful. The suspect was using personal information of a real person living in San Diego. The victim contacted the San Diego Police Department once they learned credit card accounts were being opened. The victim does not know how the suspect gained access to their personal information. 

Investigators with the San Diego Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit are still determining how the suspect was able to open the fraudulent accounts. The suspect did fraudulently charge over $10,000 before the accounts were closed. Investigators were able to get surveillance photos of the suspect. 

Suspect’s Description: The suspect is described as a Black female, approximately 25 to 35-years old, medium build, with blonde hair. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Financial Crimes Unit at (619) 446-1050 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 or Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov. 

One Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Cyniace Vilsaint

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 23-year-old Cyniace Vilsaint. 

On August 4, 2017, at 10:50 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to the 6600 block of Park Ridge Boulevard in the San Carlos area, for a report of gun shots heard in the area. Officers arrived at the location and learned that an adult male had been shot multiple times in the street and was taken to Kaiser Zion Hospital by a family member. Officers responded to the hospital, where they learned that Cyniace Vilsaint had been pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. 

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There is no suspect information at this time.

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. 

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Fatal Hit and Run

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from California Highway Patrol are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck a woman on State Route 94 

On July 8, 2018, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a Black female was struck in the westbound lanes of SR-94, east of 28th Street, within the San Diego city limits. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 2004-2008 dark grey or blue Toyota 4Runner was seen fleeing the scene after the collision. 

The Toyota 4Runner should have moderate damage to the front right side of the vehicle, along with right front quarter panel, front grill, right headlamp and right fog lamp. The 4Runner is also missing the Toyota emblem from the front grill.

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 ***This is a generic photo of a similar vehicle involved in the collision. It is not the actual vehicle invoved in this case*** 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect and or the suspect’s vehicle is asked to call the CHP at (858) 637-3800 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. 

  • Inquiries about this case can be directed to CHP Officer Jake Sanchez at (619)220-5492. 
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org .

 

 

Wanted by the SD Fugitive Task Force

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This week’s fugitive is:

Gabriel Romo

DOB:  10/12/1982  (35)

Hispanic male

5’9” tall  240 lbs.

Brown hair  brown eyes

Gabriel Romo is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for two separate outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.  One of the warrants ($250,000) is for possession of a controlled substance for sales.  The other warrant (no bail) is for a probation violation, possession of a controlled substance for sales, and felony evading.  Romo is known to frequent the Oceanside and Vista area.

Sketch of Unknown Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery in San Marcos

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego County

Sheriff’s Department’s San Marcos Station are asking for the public’s assistance in

identifying and locating an unknown suspect who robbed an adult male while he was

sitting in his vehicle.

On June 12, 2018, at about 7:40 p.m., the male victim parked his car in the Buffalo

Wild Wings parking lot, located at 1010 W. San Marcos Blvd in San Marcos. An

unknown male suspect, driving a light colored Nissan Versa, abruptly parked his car

behind the victim's car. The suspect then exited his car, approached the victim's car,

and opened the driver’s door. The suspect placed a 10-12 inch "Keyhole Saw" blade,

also known as a drywall saw, to the victim's neck and demanded his iPhone. The

suspect threatened to cut the victim up and forcefully removed the iPhone from the

victim's hand, before fleeing the area.

The victim provided a composite sketch of the suspect.

Suspect Description: The suspect was described as a White or Hispanic male between

the ages of 21-25, standing approximately 5'9-6'0 tall, with a thin build. He weighed

between 160-170lbs, had short wavy hair, dark eyes, and was clean shaven. He had

severe acne on his face. He was last seen wearing a black snap back hat, a . length

shirt and black cargo shorts.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the

San Marcos Sheriff’s station at (760) 510-5200 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 Detective Jessica Boegler at(760) 510-5223 or email at Jessica.Boegler@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy AdrianaUribe 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 .

 

 

Suspect Wanted in Old Town Area Homicide

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Up to $1,000 Reward

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 responsible for the murder of 65-year-old Steven Barnes. 

On July 21, 2018, at 2:04 a.m., officers with the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of an injured person in the 4500 block of Pacific Highway, in the Old Town area of San Diego. Officers located Steven Barnes lying on a sidewalk at that location. Barnes had sustained lacerations and trauma to his upper torso. San Diego Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered first aid to Barnes. Despite their efforts, Barnes was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Detectives from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit responded to the scene. Detectives were able to get suspect information during the course of their investigation. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a light skinned male, possible Hispanic and Black or White and Black, 18 to 25-years-old, thin build, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” tall, goatee, and shoulder length dark colored hair. The suspect was last seen wearing tan Dickie style shorts with red stripes, light colored shirt, black backpack with white stripes, and was seen riding a yellow “OFO” bicycle. 

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. 

Suspect Wanted for Violent Robbery

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Southeastern Division, are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an unknown suspect who violently assaulted a store clerk and stole several items from a Shell Gas Station located in the Ridgeview/ Webster area of San Diego. 

On June 26, 2018, at about 9:30 p.m., an unknown male suspect walked into the Shell Gas Station located at 4405 Home Avenue, in San Diego. The suspect walked through the store and placed several food items inside a black bag. A clerk told the suspect that she saw him placing items inside of the bag he had with him. The clerk told the suspect that he needed to pay for all of the items. 

The suspect denied stealing anything. Another clerk approached the suspect and asked the suspect if he had something concealed in his bag. The suspect then punched the clerk once on the left side of his face causing the clerk to fall to the ground. The suspect then left the store and fled the area on foot in an unknown direction. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital and remained there for three days. The victim suffered a broken jaw and lost a tooth as a result of being punched. 

Suspects’ Description: 

Black male, 35 to 40-years-old, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, weighs 185 to 195 lbs., beard, wearing a zip-up style hooded jacket, gray striped shirt, gray sweatpants, white baseball style cap, and white tennis shoes. The suspect has a large tattoo (possible letters) on his upper chest. 

***A link to view surveillance video of this crime can be found below. The video is graphic in nature. Photos of the suspect can be found on page 2 of this release.*** 

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Video link: https://youtu.be/nUlEdWLOItA

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Southeastern Division at (619) 527-3524 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 Detective Nina Medina at (619) 527-3524 or email at lrmedina@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 .

Wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force

This week’s fugitive is:

Christopher Aaron Higginbotham

DOB:  5/4/1985  (33)

White male

6’0” tall  178 lbs.

Blonde hair  blue eyes

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Christopher Higginbotham is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant (no bail) for assault with a deadly weapon.  Higginbotham has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, battery, and parole violation.  Higginbotham is known to frequent rural areas of the East County and the Jamul area.

Anyone with information on the location of the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1 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.

Wanted: Kevin Alexander

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Kevin Paul Alexander

DOB:  11-1-1965  (52)

White male

6’4” tall  240 lbs.

Brown hair  blue eyes

 

Kevin Alexander is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony (no bail) warrant for possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Alexander has numerous previous convictions for possession of a controlled substance and parole violations.  Alexander also has previous convictions for burglary and transportation of a controlled substance.  Alexander is known to frequent the North County area.

Suspects Wanted for a Violent Robbery

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Up to a $1000 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 two suspects who violently assaulted and robbed an adult male while he was sitting at the MTS trolley platform, located at 1910 Harbor Drive in San Diego. 

On April 18, 2018, between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., the 19-year-old victim was sitting on a bench at the Harbor Drive trolley platform looking at his cell phone. A female and male suspect walked onto the trolley platform and began casing the victim. The male suspect walked toward the victim and without provocation or warning, punched the victim once in the face. The male suspect then grabbed the victim and threw him on the ground. While the victim was on the ground, the female suspect calmly walks over to the bench and takes the victim’s backpack. Both suspects were last seen walking northbound on Cesar Chavez Parkway. 

The victim suffered several facial lacerations and lost a tooth as a result of being punched. 

Suspects’ Description: 

Suspect #1

White or Hispanic male, early to late 20’s, approximately 5’8” to 6’0” tall, medium build, wearing tan pants, black t-shirt, camouflage baseball style hat (possibly with a Peanuts cartoon – “Snoopy” character on it). His right hand was possibly wrapped in some type of bandage. 

Suspect #2

White or Hispanic female, early to late 20’s, approximately 5’4” to 5’6” tall, heavy build, wearing black leggings, black shirt and black Quicksilver brand baseball style hat.

 ***A link to view surveillance video of this crime can be found below. The video is graphic in nature. Photos of both suspects can be found on page 2 of this release.*** 

Video link: https://youtu.be/DRhLKtnTggM

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the SDPD’s Central Division at (619) 744-9527 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 .

Wanted Carissa Ciara Garcia

Carissa Ciara Garcia

DOB:  7-10-1988  (29)

Hispanic female

5’0”  tall  120 lbs.

Brown hair  brown eyes

 

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Carissa Garcia is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for two separate outstanding felony warrants (both no bail) for her arrest.  One of the warrants is for assault with a deadly weapon and the other warrant is for burglary.  Garcia has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon and burglary.  Garcia is known to frequent the East County area of San Diego including Spring Valley and El Cajon.  Garcia may be living in hotels in the area.

Anyone with information on the location of the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1 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

Wanted Homicide Suspect: $1,000 Reward

Dominique Raynard Grady

DOB: 11/23/1991 (26) 

**Armed and Dangerous** 

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating Dominique Grady who is wanted in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Jossie M. Ruiz. 

On June 16, 2018, at 5:11 p.m., the San Diego Police Department’s Communications Center received a 911 call from a resident in the 3600 block of 45th Street regarding a possible death. The first patrol officers arrived and discovered Ruiz deceased in her apartment from a gunshot wound. Homicide investigators were called to the scene and investigated the death. Investigators have identified Dominique Grady as the suspect in this case and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. 

Dominique Grady is described as a Black male, 26-years-old, 5’6” tall, and weighs 140 lbs. 

Anyone with information on the location of Dominique Grady is asked to call SDPD at (619) 531-2000 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.

WANTED: Suspect Responsible for Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

San Diego County Crime Stoppersand investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Major Crimes Division are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a male suspect wanted for assault with intent to commit rape.

On June 11, 2018, at about 1:00 p.m., an 18-year-old female was walking westbound on Civic Center Drive in front of the Harbor Freight Tools store, located at 820 Civic Center Drive in Vista, when a male suspect rode up behind the female on a black BMX bicycle and made several sexual comments to her.  The female victim was scared so she went into the Taco Shop located in the same business complex to get away from the suspect.  When the victim no longer saw the suspect in the parking lot she continued walking westbound on Civic Center Drive.

The suspect contacted the victim a second time in front of 606 Civic Center Drive.  He again rode his bicycle behind the victim and grabbed her buttocks with his hand.  The suspect made sexual comments to the victim and told her that he was going to take her and sexually assault her.  The suspect grabbed the victim but she was able to fight back and break away from the suspect. The victim began screaming and the suspect was scared away.  The suspect fled westbound on his bicycle towards Eucalyptus Avenue. 

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a White or light skinned Hispanic male in his early 20's, standing between 5'5"-5'7" tall, weighing 140-160 lbs., with a thin build. He has thick wavy short hair, and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and dark pants. The suspect was riding a black BMX style bicycle.

If you recognize the suspect please call the Sheriff's Department’s Major Crimes Unit at (858) 974-2354 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 Det. Debra Hutches (858) 974-2354 or debra.hutches@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.
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One Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Jose “Hugo” Lopez

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 suspects responsible for the murder of 34-year-old Jose “Hugo” Lopez. 

On June 24, 2017, at 11:57 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of South 31st Street and Martin Avenue, in the Logan Heights Neighborhood of San Diego. Officers found Jose “Hugo” Lopez lying on the ground in the intersection and was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers began life saving measures and Lopez was transported to UCSD Hospital. Despite the life saving measures, Lopez was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

Investigators determined that Lopez had been walking on South 31st Street near the intersection of Martin Avenue, when an unknown vehicle stopped at the intersection. An unknown passenger got out of the vehicle and started shooting at Lopez. Lopez was struck multiple times and collapsed in the street. The suspect got back into the vehicle, which was last seen driving away westbound in the 3000 block of Martin Avenue. 

Suspect’s Vehicle: Investigators believe the suspects were in a dark colored 2 door sedan with tinted windows.

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 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org . 
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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