Fugitives

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Arson

UP TO $1000 REWARD

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify and locate the person responsible for starting multiple fires, which occurred in the Ocean Beach and Point Loma areas of San Diego. 

On September 28, 2019, between the early morning hours of 12:30 a.m. and 5:03 a.m., six separate fires occurred in the Ocean Beach and Point Loma areas. Investigators believe the same suspect is responsible for all six cases and they are being investigated as arson. The suspect ignited various items in and nearby the backyards of several homes. A white compact SUV similar to a Toyota RAV4 was seen in the 4100 block of Catalina Place, just before a fire was discovered at that location. 

List of Cases: 

12:30 a.m. 4500 Muir Avenue 

1:12 a.m. 2100 Froude Street 

2:22 a.m. 4300 Piedmont Drive 

2:50 p.m. 4117 Catalina Place 

4:04 a.m. 4300 Monaco Street 

5:03 a.m. 3900 La Cresta Drive 

A link to view a video can be found below. 

https://youtu.be/hlQymJNosA8 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person responsible for starting these fires is asked to call the San Diego Metro Arson Strike Team at (619) 236-6815 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. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Sergeant Rick Pechin at (619) 236-7765 or email at rpechin@pd.sandiego.gov. 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at marcial.lopez@sdsheriff.org. 


This week’s fugitive: Louis John Clark

UP TO $1000 REWARD

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This week’s fugitive is:

 Louis John Clark

 DOB: 05/27/55 (64)

 Black Male

 5’ 10” tall, 180 lbs

 Black hair, brown eyes

 

Louis John Clark (64) is a local fugitive with an outstanding $250,000 warrant for possession of controlled substance for sale and transportation of controlled substances.  Clark has prior convictions for grand theft, driving with a suspended license, burglary, felon in possession of a firearm, fraud, possession of narcotic controlled substances, assault with a deadly weapon, and possession of forged checks.  He is known to frequent the North County area.

This week’s fugitive: Melissa Flores

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UP TO A $1000 REWARD

Melissa Flores

DOB: 09/03/80 (39)

White Female

5’06” tall, 130 lbs

Brown hair, green eyes

Melissa Flores (A.K.A. Melissa Starnes) (39), is a local fugitive with a No Bail warrant for Child Endangerment.  Flores has priors for contempt of court, reckless driving, driving under the influence, child endangerment and petty theft.  She is known to frequent Oceanside and Rancho Bernardo.

Suspects Wanted for Assault With A Deadly Weapon

UP TO $1000 REWARD

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 San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the Vista Sheriff's Station are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two unknown suspects wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and an attempted carjacking. 

On September 22, 2019 at about 7:55 p.m., the victims were parking their vehicle in their garage at their home located on Palomar Place in the City of Vista. While one of the victims was outside of the car moving a trash can, a white Ford work truck stopped behind their vehicle. The passenger of the truck got out and approached the victims' vehicle, opened the driver’s side door, pointed a knife at the second victim who was still inside the vehicle and demanded that she get out of the car. During the confrontation, the victim’s neighbor saw what was happening and engaged the suspect in a physical confrontation. The suspect stabbed the neighbor in the abdomen. The driver of the Ford truck got out and helped the suspect get away and they fled the scene. The neighbor who was stabbed has recovered from his injuries. 

Suspects’ Description: 

Suspect #1 is described as a White adult male with a medium build and standing about 5’10” tall with “buzzed cut” brown hair. 

Suspect #2 (Driver) is described as a Hispanic adult male with a stocky build and standing about 5’10” tall with a shaved head. 

Vehicle Description: 

The suspects were driving in a white newer model Ford F-series truck with a white rack and two (2) utility diamond cut boxes on the sides of the truck bed. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call Sheriff's Detective Lucia Rodriguez 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. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sheriff's Sergeant Shane Watts at (760) 940-4900 or email at Shane.Watts@sdsheriff.org. 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to San Diego Police Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Sheriff's Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at marcial.lopez@sdsheriff.org.


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This weeks fugitive: David Allen Morris Jr.

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Up to a $1000 Reward

David Allen Morris Jr.

 DOB: 03/15/90 (29)

 White Male

 6’03” tall, 240 lbs

 Blonde hair, blue eyes

 

David Allen Morris Jr. (29) is a local fugitive with an outstanding $50,000 warrant for assault with a deadly weapon, throwing an object at a vehicle and vandalism.  Morris has prior convictions for burglary and possession of a dangerous weapon.  He is known to frequent the North County area, particularly Fallbrook.

This Weeks Fugitive: Frank Ignacio Toriz Jr.

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UP TO $1000 REWARD

Frank Ignacio Toriz Jr.

 DOB: 12/12/86 (32)

 Hispanic Male

 5’07” tall, 155 lbs

 Black hair, brown eyes

 

Frank Ignacio Toriz Jr. (32) is a local fugitive with an outstanding $600,000 warrant for an attempted kidnapping and burglary.  Toriz has no prior convictions.  He is known to frequent Potrero and Tecate, Mexico.

This week’s fugitive: Carmelo Ibanez

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UP TO $1000 REWARD

Carmelo Ibanez

DOB:  7/15/1974  (45)

Hispanic male

Brown eyes  Brown hair

5’6” tall   145 lbs.

 

Carmelo Ibanez is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant ($150,000 bail) for possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Ibanez is known to frequent the Oceanside area.

This Weeks Fugitive: Kiana Serose Young

Kiana Serose Young

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 DOB: 03/11/97 (22)

Black Female

 5’06” tall, 160 lbs

 Black hair, brown eyes

 

Kiana Serose Young (22) is a local fugitive with a no bail warrant for assault with a deadly weapon.  Young has prior conviction for theft.  Young is known to frequent Lemon Grove, Spring Valley and Paradise Hills.

Suspect Wanted for Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

 San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Economic Crimes Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown male suspect who is responsible for credit card fraud and identity theft. 

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On June 9, 2019, an unknown male suspect went into the Verizon store located at 3505 Sports Arena Boulevard, in San Diego. The suspect used a fraudulent ID card, which depicted a victim’s real information and was able to access the victim’s Verizon account. The suspect added two new Apple iPhone X’s with a total value of $2,500 to the victim’s account. The same suspect then went to the Best Buy located at 5151 Mission Center Road, in San Diego, using a fraudulent ID card and was able to access the victim’s Best Buy credit card account. The suspect purchased an Apple MacBook computer valued at $3,000. There was an additional fraudulent charge to the victim’s bank account of $500. The total amount of the fraudulent charges was $6,000

The victim is unaware of how their personal and financial information was compromised and how the suspect was able to obtain it. The victim was in possession of their ID and credit cards when these fraudulent charges occurred. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a White male, mid 20’s to mid 30’s, heavy set, with short dark colored hair, beard, and wears eyeglasses. 

Anyone with information on this suspect should call the San Diego Police Department’s Economic Crimes Unit at (619) 446-1050 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. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case or Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov . 

This Weeks Fugitive: Anthony Gil

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Anthony Gil

 DOB: 04/30/83 (36)

White male

 5’09” tall, 180 lbs

 Black hair, brown eyes

 

Anthony Gil (36) is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole.  Gil is considered a parolee at large (no bail).  Gil has prior convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, failing to appear on his written promise, disorderly conduct, and trespassing.  Gil is known to frequent Oceanside, Vista and Escondido. 

WANTED: Chollas Creek Area Homicide Suspect

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect responsible for the murder of 26-year-old Lazaro Orozco. 

On August 2, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting that occurred in the 4000 block of 52nd Street, in San Diego. Officers arrived and located 26-year-old Lazaro Orozco, who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Officers as well as medics from the San Diego Fire Department performed life saving measures on Orozco. Orozco was transported to a local hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

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San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and began investigating the incident. Investigators learned Orozco and an unknown suspect were involved in an altercation near the intersection of 52nd Street and University Avenue. The altercation continued towards the 4000 block of 52nd Street where the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Orozco. The suspect was last seen running away westbound on University Avenue. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with a dark complexion, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, 20 to 30-years-old, medium to heavy build, wearing a blue jacket, white shirt, plaid shorts, and white tennis shoes. The suspect appeared to have a cast or “Ace” style bandage or brace on his left arm. 

A video of the suspect running away can be seen at the below link:

https://youtu.be/KmsK0OMkojI 

Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandiego.gov. 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at marcial.lopez@sdsheriff.org. 


FUGITIVE: Maddry Traman Fulgham

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 UP TO $1000 REWARD

Maddry Traman Fulgham

 DOB: 08/15/89 (29)

 Black male

 5’06” tall, 180 lbs

 Brown hair, brown eyes

 

Maddry Traman Fulgham (A.K.A Maddry Tramain Fulgham) (29) is a local fugitive with an outstanding felony warrant for absconding from the local work furlough program.  Fulgham has prior convictions for a domestic battery and identity theft.  His whereabouts are currently unknown. 

 



FUGITIVE: Jeffrey Sherrod Moore

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Jeffrey Sherrod Moore

DOB:  2/8/1971  (48)

Black male

Black hair  brown eyes

5’11” tall  210 lbs.

 

Jeffrey Moore is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole.  Moore is considered a parolee at large (no bail).  Moore is currently on parole for making criminal threats to cause great bodily injury/death.  Moore has previous convictions for burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of a loaded gun, and domestic violence.  Moore is known to frequent the Oceanside, Vista, and Carlsbad areas.  Moore was last seen in Vista on June 24, 2019 and was wearing blue jeans, a black Deadpool shirt, and a dark colored baseball hat.

FUGITIVE: Hon Vanthai Nguyen

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Up to a $1000 Reward

Hon Vanthai Nguyen

 

DOB: 12/16/87 (31)

 Asian Male

 5’07” tall, 170 lbs

Black hair, brown eyes

 

 

Hon Vanthai Nguyen (31) is a local fugitive with a pair of no bail warrants for possessing a weapon.  Nguyen has prior convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, robbery, and carrying a concealed weapon.  Nguyen is known to frequent the South Bay, particularly Imperial Beach.

FUGITIVE: John Henry Caston

John Henry Caston

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DOB  11/8/1956  (62)

Black male

5’2” tall  180 lbs.

Black hair  brown eyes

 

John Caston is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole.  Caston is considered a parolee at large (no bail).  Caston is on parole for failing to register as a sex offender.  Caston has previous convictions for indecent exposure, failing to register as a sex offender, parole violations, robbery, and narcotic sales.  Caston is known to frequent the East Village area of San Diego.

Suspect Wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Up to $1000 Reward

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect involved in an assault with a deadly weapon case in the Pacific Beach area. 

On July 7, 2019, at approximately 9:21 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a report of a violent disturbance outside the Firehouse American Eatery and Lounge, located at 722 Grand Avenue, in San Diego. Officers arrived at the scene and located an adult male employee of the bar who had sustained a significant head injury. The suspect had struck the employee with a metal object. Other employees of the bar were also assaulted by the suspect. Their injuries range from serious to minor. The suspect fled the area prior to officers arriving. 

Investigators are asking members of the public who were at this location during this incident and have cell phone video, to contact them. 


 Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 30-years-old, 6’0” tall, weighing 250 lbs., and wearing a white t-shirt. The suspect may have fled the area in a dark colored SUV. 

***Surveillance cameras captured photos of the suspect. The photos can be seen on page 2 of this release.*** 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call SDPD’s Northern Division at (858) 552-1714 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. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to A/Detective Conner Brown at (858) 552-1714 or email at brownca@pd.sandiego.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at marcial.lopez@sdsheriff.org .


FUGITIVE: Elijah Anthony Coyle

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Elijah Anthony Coyle

 DOB: 11/28/93 (25)

 White Male

 5’07” tall, 140 lbs

 Brown hair, hazel eyes

 Elijah Anthony Coyle (25) is a local fugitive with an outstanding no bail warrant for manufacturing controlled substances.  Coyle has a prior conviction of possessing marijuana for sale.  Coyle is known to frequent the North County Area; particularly Ramona.

Suspects Wanted for Felony Battery & Robbery

Up to a $1000 Reward


San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Eastern Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating unknown suspects involved in a felony battery and robbery case in the Kearny Mesa area. 

On June 28, 2019, at 9:30 p.m., a 64-year-old male victim was inside his RV, which was parked along the 7100 block of Engineer Road, in San Diego. A group of street racers arrived in the area for an apparent “meet up” and gathered into a large group. Multiple vehicles arrived at the location and began doing “burn-outs” in the street. Some members of this group climbed on top of the victim’s RV. The victim walked out of the RV to confront the males about being on the RV’s roof. 

Three males began physically assaulting the victim. An additional male stole an unknown item from the victim’s pocket as he was lying on the ground unconscious. The victim suffered major head trauma including a brain bleed and a fractured vertebrae. 

The suspects fled the area in a grey, possibly 2003 Audi A4 sedan. 


 ***Surveillance cameras captured photos and video of the suspects. The photos can be seen on pages 2 and 3 of this release. Links to view videos of the incident can be found below.*** 

https://youtu.be/qhR2lmttki8 

https://youtu.be/l-_rknRO6Zs 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call SDPD’s Eastern Division at (858) 495-7957 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. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Michael Wagner at (858) 495-7957 or email at mwagner@pd.sandiego.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at marcial.lopez@sdsheriff.org .


FUGITIVE: Keelan Niko Haupu

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Keelan Niko Haupu

DOB: 08/08/96 (22)

Pacific Islander male

5’07” tall, 175 lbs

Black hair, black eyes

 

Keelan Niko Haupu (A.K.A. Keelan Falaniko Haupu) (22) is a local fugitive with an outstanding no bail warrant for possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.  Haupu has prior convictions for vandalism, possession of a narcotic controlled substance, possession of stolen property, violation of a criminal protective order, assault with a deadly weapon and repeated probation violations.  Haupu is known to frequent the North County Area; particularly Oceanside, San Marcos and Vista.