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 using a stolen credit card and identity theft.
On January 14, 2018, at about 11:30 a.m., an unknown female suspect stole a wallet from a woman who was shopping at the Vons, located at 13438 Poway Road in Poway. Within an hour, the suspect used four of the victim’s credit/debit cards to purchase several Visa gift cards and miscellaneous items in excess of $6,300 at the Target store, located in Poway, and two Rite Aid stores located in San Diego.
The suspect is described as a Black female, between 20 to 30-years-old, with a thin build and dark hair in a ponytail. She was last seen wearing a black/white jacket with the word "Pink" on the front, blue denim jeans, and black shoes.
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.