credit card theft

WANTED: Suspect Re sponsible for Grand Theft from Vehicle, and Credit Card and Identity Theft

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Poway Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with car burglary, using a stolen credit card, and identity theft. 

On January 1, 2018, at about 9:15 p.m., an unknown suspect took a backpack from a vehicle that was parked in front of a home in the 12900 block of Rios Road in Poway.  The backpack contained a wallet, an Apple laptop, and a google cell phone which was later recovered by sheriff’s deputies, in the middle of a nearby street.  

At about 11:00 p.m., two of the victim's credit cards were fraudulently used at a Circle K/Mobile gas station, located at 14863 Pomerado Road by an unknown male suspect. The suspect was driving a newer model blue Chevrolet sedan with unknown plates

Suspect Description: The suspect is described as a White adult male. He was last seen wearing glasses, a dark colored Nike polo shirt and light blue jeans.

Picture of Suspect and Suspects Vehicle

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If you recognize the suspect call the Poway Sheriff’s Station at (858) 513-2800 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.

Unknown Suspects Wanted for Identity Theft

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the Santee Sheriff's Station are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two unknown suspects wanted for identity theft.  

On June 20, 2017, two unknown Hispanic male suspects used the victim’s credit card number to make about $1,600 in unauthorized purchases at the Best Buy, located at 9540 Mira Mesa Blvd, and at the Polo Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, Tilly’s, and Old Navy stores located at the Las Americas Outlet Mall in San Ysidro.  

The victim never lost his credit card and does not know how his information was compromised. 

 Suspects’ Descriptions: 

Suspect #1 is described as a Hispanic male, 25 to 35-years-old, with short black hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, gray/white striped shorts, and white shoes. 

Suspect #2 is described as a Hispanic male, 25 to 35-years-old, with black hair cut in a military style haircut.  He was last seen wearing a white collared shirt, gray shorts, gray shoes and possibly had tattoos on his left arm.  

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the Sheriff’s Santee 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. 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 Walter Martyn at (619)956-4024 or email at walter.martyn@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.

Credit Card Theft Suspect

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a theft.

Sometime between 10:30 p.m. on May 31, 2017, and 7:00 a.m. on June 1, 2017, an unknown suspect(s) stole several items from a Toyota Camry that was parked on the 1100 block of Philips Street in Vista. The suspect(s) stole an Apple iTouch, tool kit, Garmin GPS system, a wallet containing the victim’s California driver license and several credit cards. 

On June 1, 2017, the suspect used the victim’s credit card at Casino Pauma to make two unauthorized cash withdrawals totaling over $1000.

The suspect is described as a White of Hispanic male, between 35-45 years old, with a medium build.  He has black hair and a mustache.

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. Anonymous web tips can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.org .