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 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

• Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at .