Wanted

Wanted: East Village Area Homicide Suspect

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Up to $1,000 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 a suspect involved in the murder of a business owner in the East Village area. 

On October 10, 2018, at approximately 3:42 p.m., the San Diego Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from a customer who had entered a business in the 1000 block of G Street and found what he believed to be a deceased male. Patrol officers and San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel arrived approximately two minutes later. When the officers entered the business, they found 49-year-old Ghedeer Tony Radda down inside who had no pulse, was not breathing and had apparent trauma to his upper body. CPR was initiated, but unfortunately Radda succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 4:04 p.m. 

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and are investigating the incident. Based on information developed during their investigation, 51 year-old Kevin Eugene Cartwright was identified as the male suspect. Cartwright was arrested in the City of El Cajon on October 17th and was booked into jail for the murder. 

Cartwright was accompanied by a female suspect during the incident. She is described as a light skinned female wearing a purple wig. She was wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans. Investigators are still trying to identify the female suspect. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of this female suspect 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. 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 should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@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. 


Unknown Suspect Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County

Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting of a child in Lemon Grove.

On Thursday, October 18th at about 2:00 a.m. in the 7000 block of Canton Drive in

Lemon Grove, a Black male adult entered the home of a family with two children. The male was discovered inside the home by the homeowners. A family member confronted the intruder and tried to restrain him but the intruder was able to escape. The intruder assaulted one of the young children in the home prior to fleeing.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, standing about 5’07” tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black gym pants. He may have arrived to the residence on a skateboard so he could be from the area.

Anyone with information on the identification and/or location of this suspect shouldcall the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit at (858) 285-6222 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 Lt. Michael Blevins at

    (858) 285-6222 or email at Michael.Blevins@sdsheriff.org

  • 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.

New Fugitive wanted: Bryan Ross Pratt

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Bryan Ross Pratt

DOB:  9/18/87  (31)

White male

5’9” tall  160 lbs.

Brown hair  hazel eyes

 

Bryan Pratt is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant (no bail) for his arrest.  The warrant is for possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Pratt has previous convictions for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Pratt is known to frequent the North County area.

  • 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: Anthony Dupone

This week’s fugitive is:

 

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Anthony Dupone

DOB:  10/14/1977  (40)

Hispanic male

6’1” tall  205 lbs.

Brown hair  green eyes

 

Anthony Dupone is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole (no bail felony warrant).  Dupone is currently on parole due to a conviction for assault with a deadly weapon.  Dupone has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, vandalism, check fraud, narcotics possession, burglary, auto theft, and multiple parole violations.  Dupone is known to frequent the North County area including Vista and Encinitas.

 

Wanted: Enrique Lamas Gallegos

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Enrique Lamas Gallegos

DOB:  6/19/1986  (32)

Black male

6’2” tall  200 lbs.

Black hair  brown eyes

 

Enrique Lamas Gallegos is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for two separate outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.  The first warrant (no bail) is for felony DUI, hit and run, and felony evading.  The second warrant is for felony DUI and felony hit and run.  Gallegos has previous convictions for auto theft, burglary, and multiple parole violations.  Gallegos is known to frequent the Shelltown area of San Diego and the City of Lemon Grove.

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Sexual Assault

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted for a sexual assault that occurred in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego. 

On October 1, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., an unknown male entered a residence located in the 900 block of Chalcedony Street, in San Diego. The victim/resident, a twenty-eight-year-old female, was asleep at the time. The male entered through an open window. The male sexually assaulted the victim. When confronted, the suspect fled the residence in an unknown direction. Detectives are aggressively investigating this case and are searching for additional witnesses and evidence. 

The victim described the suspect as a White male, about 40-years-old, and bald. The suspect was last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the suspect should call SDPD’s Sex Crimes Unit, Detective D. Garren at (619) 531-2210 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 the case can be directed to Sgt. G. Nugent at (619) 531-2346 or at enugent@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 . 


Sheriff’s Homicide Detail to Hold Press Conference Reference the Disappearance of Maria Elena Guzman-Cordova; She’s Been Missing Since October 13, 2017

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff Department’s Homicide Detail are still asking for the public’s help in finding Maria Elena Guzman-Cordova. 

Maria Elena Guzman-Cordova is missing under suspicious circumstances. On October 13, 2017, at about 9:00 p.m., Maria Elena Guzman-Cordova left her residence, located at 1610 North Santa Fe Avenue #38 in the City of Vista. She was last seen on foot wearing a pink or black shirt and black yoga pants. Maria Elena did not take any personal items with her or told anyone where she was going.  Maria Elena Guzman-Cordova may suffer from depression. 

The Sheriff’s Homicide detail will hold a press conference today, September 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Headquarters building, located at 9621 Ridgehaven Court, San Diego. 

Homicide Lt. Rich Williams will be speaking at the press conference along with Sgt. Alejandro Navarro who will give Spanish interviews. Maria Elena’s family will also be in attendance. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Maria Elena Cordova-Guzman is asked to call the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail at (858) 974- 2321 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 Lt. Rich Williams at (858) 285-6326 or email at Richard.Williams@sdsheriff.org 

  • 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. 


Unknown Suspect Wanted for Arson

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) are asking assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect who is responsible for a vehicle fire, which took place in the parking lot of the Iris Trolley Station located at 3120 Iris Avenue, in San Diego. 

On Friday, August 3, 2018, at about 8:30 a.m., an unidentified suspect was captured on video surveillance entering a yellow Ford Mustang while parked at the Iris Trolley Station. The suspect started a fire inside the vehicle and walked away. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the Metro Arson Strike Team at (619) 236-6815 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. Rick Pechin at (619) 236-7765 or email at rpechin@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 


Kiana Young wanted by the SD Fugitive task Force

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This week’s fugitive is:

 

Kiana Serose Young

DOB:  3/11/1997 (21)

Black female

5’6” tall  160 lbs.

Brown hair  brown eyes

 

Kiana Young is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony ($100,000 bail) warrant for her arrest.  The warrant is for charges of robbery, criminal threats, and possession of a controlled substance.  Young has no previous criminal convictions.  Young is known to frequent the South Bay area including National City and may be living out of hotels. 

 

Suspect Wanted for Lewd & Lascivious Acts with Minors

Up to  $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for committing lewd and lascivious acts with two minors at the Kaiser Zion Hospital in San Diego. 

On August 25, 2018, at approximately 10:40 a.m., an unknown adult male suspect got into an elevator inside the Kaiser Zion Hospital located at 4647 Zion Avenue, in San Diego. Two 13-year-old females were already inside the elevator when the suspect entered it. While inside the elevator, the suspect attempted to hug and kiss both victims. The suspect did kiss one of the victim’s hair and told both of them that they “looked pretty.” The suspect told both victims that he wanted to have sex with them. 

The elevator stopped on the main lobby floor, where the suspect got out. The suspect was last seen leaving the lobby area and headed towards the parking lot. The victims reported the crime to family who then called the San Diego Police Department. The suspect had fled the area before officers arrived.

Anyone with information on the identification and or location of this suspect should call San Diego Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit at (619) 531-2193 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 Lt. Jason Weeden at (619) 531-2686 or email at jweeden@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 for Violent Assault

Up to $10,000 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 violently assaulted an adult male tourist while he was in the Gaslamp District of San Diego. 

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., a 22-year-old male tourist visiting San Diego was assaulted in the 600 block of 5th Avenue (between Market and G Streets) in Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp District. Prior to the assault, both the victim and possibly the suspect were inside of the American Junkie gastro pub located at 628 5th Avenue. The victim was speaking to a group of people on the sidewalk next to the Route 29 restaurant (644 5th Avenue) when the suspect approached the victim and punched him in the face several times. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect continued punching the victim in his face several more times. The suspect fled the area in an unknown direction. Witnesses told police they believed some people had recorded the assault on their cellphones. 

As a result of the assault, the victim suffered a sinus fracture, several broken teeth, and facial injuries requiring surgery. 

Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed or may have video of this assault to please contact them.

An additional reward of $9,000 along with Crime Stoppers’ up to $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest in this case.

 Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described a Hispanic male, approximately 20-years-old, average height and build (5’10” to 5’11” and approximately 170 lbs.). He may have been in the company of a female companion who was present for, but not involved in the assault. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect in this case 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 or Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov . 

Robert Hayward Reed Captured as the Homicide Suspect

$1,000 Reward

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Robert Haywood Reed

DOB: 6/21/1980 (38) 

**Armed and Dangerous**

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 Robert Reed. 

On August 27, 2018, at 5:29 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to the 100 block of S. Meadowbrook Drive for a report of a possible shooting. Officers arrived and located 27- year-old Sylvianita Widman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Widman was transported to a local hospital but later died as a result of her injuries. The San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit has identified Robert Reed as a suspect in this case and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Reed is considered armed and dangerous. 

Robert Reed is described as a Black male, 38-years-old, 5’11” tall, weighs 165 lbs., and has brown hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information on the location of Robert Reed 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. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to Reed’s arrest.

Suspects 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 unknown suspects who burglarized a residence in the Mount Soledad area of San Diego. 

On June 16, 2018, unknown suspects forced entry into a residence in the Mount Soledad area by using a tool to pry open the front door. The suspects stole numerous pieces of jewelry with a total value of over $250,000. Most of the jewelry pieces were large in size and very distinctive. Surveillance video captured the suspects’ vehicle arriving at the residence and a suspect wearing dark clothing exiting the front passenger’s seat. Investigators determined the suspects’ vehicle is a newer model white Nissan Rogue. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the suspects is asked to call the SDPD’s Northern Division at (858) 552-1727 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/Capt. Kevin Mayer at (858) 552-1710 or email at kmayer@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 . 
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Who Murdered John Roth?

$1,000 reward

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On August 14th at 6:30 a.m., 77-year-old John Roth was found to be murdered inside of his home at 530 N. Tremont St. in Oceanside. Roth was last seen alive on August 13th at 1:00 p.m. by his wife. Property, to include jewelry, a brown wooden jewelry box, a black Asus computer and an LG cell phone were taken during the crime. 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person(s) responsible for this murder is asked to call Oceanside Police Department’s Detective Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 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.

Ocean Beach Assault Suspect Sought

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

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 responsible for an assault that occurred near the Ocean Beach Pier on 5000 Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach. 

On August 6, 2018, at about 1:30 a.m., two men were seen arguing on the sidewalk near the Ocean Beach Pier when one of them grabbed an aluminum beach chair and threw it at the other man. The chair may have struck the male victim in the face. The victim fell backward, striking the concrete with his head. 

When police officers arrived they found the victim on the ground, bleeding from a head injury. He was unconscious but breathing. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he received treatment for a skull fracture. 

A witness described the suspect as a White adult male, about 5’2”-5”4” tall with a stocky build. He was accompanied by a White male with dreadlocks who was about 5’9” tall wearing a black coat and a White female of average height with yellow or brown hair. 

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 Detective Sgt. W. Pettus at (619) 692-4803 of email at wpettus@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 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. 

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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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.

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 .