Home Invasion

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County

Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting of a child in Lemon Grove.

On Thursday, October 18th at about 2:00 a.m. in the 7000 block of Canton Drive in

Lemon Grove, a Black male adult entered the home of a family with two children. The male was discovered inside the home by the homeowners. A family member confronted the intruder and tried to restrain him but the intruder was able to escape. The intruder assaulted one of the young children in the home prior to fleeing.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, standing about 5’07” tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black gym pants. He may have arrived to the residence on a skateboard so he could be from the area.

Anyone with information on the identification and/or location of this suspect shouldcall the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit at (858) 285-6222 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 Lt. Michael Blevins at

    (858) 285-6222 or email at Michael.Blevins@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.

Who Murdered John Roth?

$1,000 reward

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On August 14th at 6:30 a.m., 77-year-old John Roth was found to be murdered inside of his home at 530 N. Tremont St. in Oceanside. Roth was last seen alive on August 13th at 1:00 p.m. by his wife. Property, to include jewelry, a brown wooden jewelry box, a black Asus computer and an LG cell phone were taken during the crime. 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person(s) responsible for this murder is asked to call Oceanside Police Department’s Detective Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 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.

Suspect Wanted in Connection with a Vista Home Invasion

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Vista Station are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion.  vista home invasion

Detectives said that on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at about 2:00 a.m., an unknown Hispanic man approached a woman from behind as she opened her apartment door, which is located near the 1400 block of Bonair Road in Vista.  The suspect held what the victim believed to be a gun to her head and forced her inside the apartment.  Once inside, he forced her to the kitchen where he attempted to blindfold her.    

A short time later, a struggle ensued inside the residence allowing the victim to gain control of the situation.  The suspect subsequently fled from the scene in an unknown direction of travel or mode of transportation.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-24 years old, 5’8” – 6’0” tall, weighing 130-140 lbs.  He has a clean-shaven appearance, with short, slicked back, black hair, brown eyes, thin build, and a medium brown complexion.  He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the identity and/or location of the suspect should call the Sheriff’s Vista 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. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

 

  • Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Detective Pam Wotkyns at (760) 940-4783.
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer James Johnson at (619) 531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547.