Unknown Suspect Wanted for Arson, Vandalism and Petty Theft in Coronado

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Coronado Police Department are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown male suspect wanted for arson, vandalism and petty theft. 12.11.2013 coronado arson

Detectives said that on December 10, 2013, at approximately 4:30 a..m., an unknown male suspect entered The Point Condominium complex, located at 1101 First Street in Coronado.  The suspect threw a concrete ashtray into a decorative water fountain causing damage to the fountain. He then stole a Christmas wreath from the front door of one of the condos; a mailed package that was left near the community mailboxes; and a small green propane canister and a can of lighter fluid from a resident’s porch.  The suspect lit all of the stolen items on fire in the center courtyard of the complex.  The fire self extinguished and caused no damage to nearby structures.

Possible suspect description:  Possibly a White, or light skinned Hispanic male with brown hair, wearing a dark blue hooded jacket, light blue or gray jeans. A light blue beanie cap, gray tennis shoes with gray laces.  He appeared to be unshaven with a short brown patchy beard.

Anyone with information on this case should call 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.com.

  • Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lea Corbin at 619-522-7370.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer James       Johnson at (619) 531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.