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
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.
- Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Detective Michael Lozano at (858) 513-2848 or Michael Lozano@sdsheriff.org.
- Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.