an Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Santee Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with multiple robberies and assault with a deadly weapon.
On February 28, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, a White male subject concealed a camera from Best Buy located at 8401 Fletcher Parkway, La Mesa. When confronted by Loss Prevention the suspect pulled out a hatchet and said, “Want to get hit with a hatchet.” The suspect then fled in a brown four door Buick.
On March 12, 2017 at about 00:10 am, an unknown White male adult took multiple items from the Walmart store located at 13487 Camino Canada in unincorporated El Cajon. As the male exited the store he drew what appeared to be a black Glock style handgun from his waistband, pointed it at a manager and stated, "Do you want to do this the hard way or the easy way." The suspect walked around the manager towards the exit doors where he fired the gun several times at him. The gun was believed to be a CO2 type BB handgun. The suspect fled in an older model silver Buick type vehicle. At least two stolen items were identified as BB gun rifles.
On March 12, 2017 at about 11:00 pm, an unknown White male entered the Wal-Mart located at 170 Town Center Parkway in Santee. The male attempted to flee the store when he was confronted by the Assistant Manager. While attempting to leave, the male took out a BB gun from his backpack and fired multiple BB rounds at the assistant manager. The BB rounds missed the manager but hit a different employee in the shoulder. The employee sustained no injuries from the BB gun. The unknown male exited the store and fled the scene in his vehicle which was described as a brown sedan. The unknown male left a wallet inside the shopping cart he was using to select items with which belonged to a victim of identity theft. The victim's credit cards were later used at three places in the City of San Diego.
If you recognize the suspect call the Santee Sheriff’s Station at (619) 956-4000 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. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.org
- Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Detective Kris Billieux at (619) 956-4142 or Kristin.Billieux@sdsheriff.org