Murder

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. 


Wanted: Pacific Beach Homicide Suspect

Up to a $1000 Reward


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 a homicide that occurred in the Pacific Beach area. 

On June 22, 2019, at 1:12 a.m., a 55-year-old male victim and unknown suspect engaged in a fight outside of the 7-Eleven, located at 4340 Mission Boulevard, in San Diego. During the fight, the suspect stabbed the victim multiple times. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced deceased. 

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and began investigating the incident. Detectives believe the suspect is known locally and is possibly a transient in the Pacific Beach area. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, 20 to 30-years-old, wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a black hat. The suspect may also have gold braces or a gold mouth grill and rides a longboard style skateboard. 


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 . 


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WANTED FOR HOMICIDE: Joshua Thomas Vaden

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The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is currently seeking Joshua VADEN on a felony warrant for the above charge. 

VADEN is described as a 30-year-old Black male, born May 30, 1988. He is 5’ 08” tall and weighs 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. 

VADEN is transient and has prior arrests for vehicle theft, resisting officers, carjacking, assault, battery, robbery, burglary, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, and failure to register as a sex offender. VADEN also has gang affiliations. He is known to have fled to the Los Angeles or San Diego border area. 

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Call 1-800-AA-CRIME or 916-443-HELP 

Internet www.sacvalleycrimestoppers.com 

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INFORMATION SOUGHT ON THE 19 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ANDREW MOORE’S MURDER

$56,000 REWARD

Andrew Moore

Andrew Moore

 San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit continue to look for leads in the unsolved murder of Andrew Moore. September 8, 2019 will mark the nineteen year anniversary of Andrew’s death

The crime occurred on September 8, 2000. Andrew Moore, a San Diego City College student, was murdered in his apartment in the 1300 block of 8th Avenue, in San Diego. As part of the crime, Andrew’s 1994 Suzuki Katana motorcycle was stolen. The motorcycle was recovered on October 17, 2000, in the 1300 block of 24th Street. The San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit has not yet identified the suspect(s) in this case and are asking for the community’s assistance. 

Every year Andrew’s family flies from Pennsylvania to San Diego to present a student at San Diego City College with a scholarship in Andrew’s name. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder is asked to call SDPD’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward and the Moore family has offered an additional $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest in this case. The Governor’s Office is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s). Information on how to send anonymous mobile app and web tips can be found on our website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org. 


 Media inquiries should be directed to: 

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandieg.gov . 

  • Questions regarding 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. 


Lincoln Park Area Homicide

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$1,000 Reward Offered

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(s) responsible for the murder of 22-year-old Gregory Ruffin Jr. 

On February 24, 2019, at approximately 11:11 p.m., San Diego Police Officers along with San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel responded to a report of a person down in the 300 block of 47th Street in San Diego. Officers found 22-year-old Gregory Ruffin Jr. lying on the sidewalk and was suffering from apparent trauma to his upper body. Life-saving measures were attempted, but were unsuccessful. Ruffin Jr. was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and began investigating the incident. Detectives are trying to determine the circumstances which led to the victim’s death. 

Anyone with information on this murder 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. Crime Stoppers is offering 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 Lt. Anthony Dupree at (619) 531-2275 or email at adupree@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 Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


12 Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Homicide of Romel Velarde

$1000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers continues to work with investigators from the National City Police Department’s Homicide Unit and are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspects who murdered 16-year-old Romel Velarde 12 years ago. 

On January 19, 2007, at about 6:30 p.m., Romel Velarde was shot and killed in front of his home in the 2300 block of E. Division Street, in National City. Two unidentified males were seen running from the area. A brown colored van or SUV was seen driving away immediately after the shooting. 


Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call the National City Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 336-4472 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering 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 Lt. Greg Seward at (619) 336-4538 or email at Gseward@nationalcityca.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 Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


Unsolved Murder of Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers

$1000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the National City Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 55-year-old Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers. 

On April 8, 2018, at approximately 4:52 a.m., National City Police Department Officers responded to the 100 block of North Highland Avenue regarding a report of gunshots heard in the area. Officers arrived on scene and found Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived on scene and transported Rivers to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call the National City Police Department at (619) 336-4467 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering 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 Sgt. Christopher Sullivan at (619) 336-4423 or email at csullivan@nationalcityca.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 Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


Help Identify Baby Doe

Up to $1000 Reward

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in finding out what happened to Baby Doe. 

On May 4, 2004 two hikers found skeletal remains on a hiking trail in Rancho Bernardo. Forensic testing indicates the remains are that of a 2 to 4-year-old boy probably born sometime between 1999 and 2001. Baby Doe’s features are consistent with being mostly Caucasian and is believed to have had light to medium brown hair. 

Additionally, isotopic testing indicates it is likely that Baby Doe was born on the mainland United States. During a portion of her pregnancy, Baby Doe’s mother likely resided in the Southeastern region of the United States where Baby Doe may have spent his first year of life before migrating westward toward California. 

The image above of Baby Doe was developed by a forensic artist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The clothing items featured were found with Baby Doe. 

Anyone with information on what happened to Baby Doe is asked to call the SDPD 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. Detectives are asking for information that helps identify Baby Doe and/or his biological parents and information that also helps detectives figure out what happened to Baby Doe. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered if information provided leads to a felony arrest. 

WANTED: Janice Macedonio

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Janice Macedonio
DOB: 10/14/1992; 26 years old
Hispanic female
5’1” tall and weighs about 148 lbs.

Janice Macedonio is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for a no bail felony warrant for homicide. She is wanted in the March 1, 2014 murder of Ruben Bodden, who was found dead inside his transmission repair shop on North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista. Janice was last seen in the company of her daughter who is now 7-8 years old.

Janice Macedonio has “Brooklyn” tattooed on her upper right chest.

She is known to frequent Vista, but detectives suspect she’s hiding out in Mexico.

  • 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 Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.

Wanted: East Village Area Homicide Suspect

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

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 a suspect involved in the murder of a business owner in the East Village area. 

On October 10, 2018, at approximately 3:42 p.m., the San Diego Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from a customer who had entered a business in the 1000 block of G Street and found what he believed to be a deceased male. Patrol officers and San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel arrived approximately two minutes later. When the officers entered the business, they found 49-year-old Ghedeer Tony Radda down inside who had no pulse, was not breathing and had apparent trauma to his upper body. CPR was initiated, but unfortunately Radda succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 4:04 p.m. 

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and are investigating the incident. Based on information developed during their investigation, 51 year-old Kevin Eugene Cartwright was identified as the male suspect. Cartwright was arrested in the City of El Cajon on October 17th and was booked into jail for the murder. 

Cartwright was accompanied by a female suspect during the incident. She is described as a light skinned female wearing a purple wig. She was wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans. Investigators are still trying to identify the female suspect. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of this female 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. 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 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 Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


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.

One Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Cyniace Vilsaint

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(s) responsible for the murder of 23-year-old Cyniace Vilsaint. 

On August 4, 2017, at 10:50 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to the 6600 block of Park Ridge Boulevard in the San Carlos area, for a report of gun shots heard in the area. Officers arrived at the location and learned that an adult male had been shot multiple times in the street and was taken to Kaiser Zion Hospital by a family member. Officers responded to the hospital, where they learned that Cyniace Vilsaint had been pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. 

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There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information on this murder 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. Anthony Dupree at (619) 531-2275 or email at adupree@pd.sandiego.gov. 
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov. 

Suspect Wanted in Old Town Area Homicide

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Up to $1,000 Reward

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 65-year-old Steven Barnes. 

On July 21, 2018, at 2:04 a.m., officers with the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of an injured person in the 4500 block of Pacific Highway, in the Old Town area of San Diego. Officers located Steven Barnes lying on a sidewalk at that location. Barnes had sustained lacerations and trauma to his upper torso. San Diego Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered first aid to Barnes. Despite their efforts, Barnes was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Detectives from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit responded to the scene. Detectives were able to get suspect information during the course of their investigation. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a light skinned male, possible Hispanic and Black or White and Black, 18 to 25-years-old, thin build, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” tall, goatee, and shoulder length dark colored hair. The suspect was last seen wearing tan Dickie style shorts with red stripes, light colored shirt, black backpack with white stripes, and was seen riding a yellow “OFO” bicycle. 

Anyone with information on this murder 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. Anthony Dupree at (619) 531-2275 or email at adupree@pd.sandiego.gov. 
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 

Wanted Homicide Suspect: $1,000 Reward

Dominique Raynard Grady

DOB: 11/23/1991 (26) 

**Armed and Dangerous** 

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating Dominique Grady who is wanted in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Jossie M. Ruiz. 

On June 16, 2018, at 5:11 p.m., the San Diego Police Department’s Communications Center received a 911 call from a resident in the 3600 block of 45th Street regarding a possible death. The first patrol officers arrived and discovered Ruiz deceased in her apartment from a gunshot wound. Homicide investigators were called to the scene and investigated the death. Investigators have identified Dominique Grady as the suspect in this case and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. 

Dominique Grady is described as a Black male, 26-years-old, 5’6” tall, and weighs 140 lbs. 

Anyone with information on the location of Dominique Grady is asked to call SDPD at (619) 531-2000 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.

One Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Jose “Hugo” Lopez

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 suspects responsible for the murder of 34-year-old Jose “Hugo” Lopez. 

On June 24, 2017, at 11:57 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of South 31st Street and Martin Avenue, in the Logan Heights Neighborhood of San Diego. Officers found Jose “Hugo” Lopez lying on the ground in the intersection and was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers began life saving measures and Lopez was transported to UCSD Hospital. Despite the life saving measures, Lopez was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

Investigators determined that Lopez had been walking on South 31st Street near the intersection of Martin Avenue, when an unknown vehicle stopped at the intersection. An unknown passenger got out of the vehicle and started shooting at Lopez. Lopez was struck multiple times and collapsed in the street. The suspect got back into the vehicle, which was last seen driving away westbound in the 3000 block of Martin Avenue. 

Suspect’s Vehicle: Investigators believe the suspects were in a dark colored 2 door sedan with tinted windows.

Anyone with information on this murder 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 should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org . 
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Unknown Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oceanside

up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Oceanside Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with attempted murder in Oceanside.

On March 22, 2018, at approximately 15 minutes past midnight, an unknown person fired five to six rapid gunshots in the alley to the rear of 341 Brooks Street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Oceanside.

The gunshots had been aimed skyward and eastbound over the I-5 freeway.  One of the bullets struck the roof of a one-story granny flat residence located to the rear of the main residence on the 300 block of Brooks Street.

One of the bullets flew over the I-5 and struck a pedestrian who had been walking in Ron Ortega Park, which is located at 200 Brooks Street, directly east of the residence on the 300 block of Brooks Street. The pedestrian was found on the ground one hour later by a passerby. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition.

If you have any information on the suspect in this case please call the Oceanside Police Department at (760) 435-4900 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 web and mobile app tips can be found on our website www.sdcrimestoppers.org   

Two Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Victor Vega

$7,000 Reward Offered  

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(s) responsible for the murder of 28-year-old Victor Vega.

On May 28, 2016, at 10:00 p.m., officers from the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 8300 block of Brookhaven Road. Officers located Victor Vega in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers along with medics began life-saving measures, but Vega died at the scene despite their efforts.

Investigators learned that Vega had attended a party in the area earlier in the evening. Vega was walking along Brookhaven Road when a dark colored sedan drove up next to him. Gunshots were fired from the vehicle striking Vega. The vehicle and its occupants fled eastbound on Brookhaven Road. 

Victor Vega (Victim) 

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Victor’s mother and stepfather (Laura and Michael Doyle) will be available for media interviews today at 10:00 a.m. in front of SDPD Headquarters located at 1401 Broadway.  

Laura and Michael Doyle have put up a $6,000 reward in addition to Crime Stoppers’ $1,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

Anyone with information on this murder 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. Anthony Dupree at (619) 531-2275 or email at adupree@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org

Wanted Homicide Suspect

$1,000 Reward

Edgar Hernandez Saavedra

DOB: March 21, 1989

**Armed and Dangerous**

 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the Oceanside Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating Edgar Hernandez Saavedra who is wanted in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Miguel Luis Castillo.

On August 20, 2016, at about 2:40 a.m., Edgar Hernandez Saavedra was arguing with Miguel Luis Castillo while they were standing in front of Edgar’s residence which is located on the 800 block of Langford Street in Oceanside.  During the argument, Edgar Hernandez Saavedra shot and killed Miguel Luis Castillo with a semi-automatic handgun.

 Edgar Hernandez Saavedra is a 29-year-old Hispanic male.  He has brown hair and brown eyes, stands about 5’6” tall and weighs 175 lbs.  He is a documented gang member who is also known as “Little Edgar” and “Smalls”.

 Anyone with information on this murder or the location of Edgar Hernandez Saavedra is asked to call the Oceanside Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (760)435-4027 or 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.

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Attempted Homicide

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police    Department’s Western Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect who stabbed a victim multiple times in the Hillcrest area of San Diego.  

On April 8, 2018, at 7:18 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a radio call of a stabbing at the intersection of Richmond Street and University Avenue, in San Diego. Officers found a 51-year-old male lying on the sidewalk who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to his head and neck area.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.  The victim remains hospitalized but is expected to survive.    

Investigators learned that the suspect was walking in the area approximately thirty minutes before the attack and appeared to be looking to fight a random person.  The suspect originally threw a rock towards the victim and left the area.  The suspect later saw the victim walking and began stabbing the victim multiple times in the head and neck.  The suspect fled the area before police arrived.  

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25 to 35-years-old, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, thin build, wearing a dark colored baseball hat, dark gray sweatshirt, and gray sweatpants. 

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Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call San Diego Police Department’s Western Division at (619) 692-4820 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sergeant Ken Impellizeri at (619) 692-4822 or email at kimpellizeri@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .

INFORMATION SOUGHT ON THE 18 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ANDREW MOORE’S MURDER

$56,000 REWARD 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit continue to look for leads in the unsolved murder of Andrew Moore. September 8, 2018 will mark the eighteen year anniversary of Andrew’s death. 

The crime occurred on September 8, 2000. Andrew Moore, a San Diego City College student, was murdered in his apartment in the 1300 block of 8th Avenue, in San Diego. As part of the crime, Andrew’s 1994 Suzuki Katana motorcycle was stolen. The motorcycle was recovered on October 17, 2000, in the 1300 block of 24th Street. The San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit has not yet identified the suspect(s) in this case and are asking for the community’s assistance.  

 Every year Andrew’s parents fly from Pennsylvania to San Diego to present a student at San Diego City College with a scholarship in Andrew’s name. 

Mr. and Mrs. Moore will be available for interviews today at 2:00 p.m. in front of San Diego Police Department Headquarters, located at 1401 Broadway. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder is asked to call SDPD’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward and the Moore family has offered an additional $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest in this case. The Governor’s Office is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s). Information on how to send anonymous mobile app and web tips can be found on our website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org . 

Media inquiries should be directed to: 

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandieg.gov
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers, or to speak with the Moore family, please contact Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov .