WANTED: Suspects Responsible for Vista Burglary

Up to $1,000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Vista Station are asking for the public's help to identify and locate five unknown suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the city of Vista.    

On April 21, 2018, at about 9:50 p.m., five unknown Black males burglarized the California Numismatic Funding business, located at 755 East Vista Way in Vista.  The suspects broke in through the back door and used crowbars to bypass a security gate.  The suspects ransacked the business taking antique coins and silver valued at approximately $35,000.  Video surveillance shows that the suspects arrived at the business in two vehicles; a small sedan and a minivan. 

These suspects may also be involved in similar burglaries across Southern California, targeting businesses dealing in antique coins.  

Description of Suspects: 
Suspect #1

is described as a Black male adult, 25 to 35-years old, standing 5’11” tall, and weighing 200 lbs.  He has a muscular build, is bald or has short hair, and was last seen wearing blue jean pants, a red collared shirt, tennis shoes, black gloves, red/black baseball cap with a "W" on it. He may have a tattoo on his upper right arm.

 
Suspect #2

is described as a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a hoodie with "California Bear" on it, unknown colored pants, and a baseball cap. 


Suspect #3

is described as a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5’11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing black and white shoes; shorts, blue long sleeve sweatshirt with white lines on it, baseball cap, and gloves. 

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Suspect #4

is a Black male adult, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'11” tall, and weighing 180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a sweatshirt with "California Bear" on it, pants, and a baseball cap with a stocking over it. 

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Suspect #5

is described as a Black male, 20 to 35-years-old, standing 5'9” tall, weighing 160 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a jacket, pants, and a baseball cap. 

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Description of Vehicles: Minivan and a mid-size 4-door sedan 

If you recognize the suspects please call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 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 Michelle Storms at (760) 940-    4905 or Michelle.Storms@sdsheriff.org.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619)
  • 531-1547 or Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org.