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.