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Teenage suspects caught on surveillance video.


Source:  San Diego Sheriff's Department


February 28, 2022 (Ramona) -- Detectives from the Ramona Sheriff's Substation and San Diego County Crime Stoppers want your help in identifying and locating those responsible for a vandalism spree in Ramona.

It happened on February 9 and 10. Detectives say two teenage boys vandalized property at the following locations:


  • Ramona High School – 1401 Hanson Lane around 8:00 p.m.
  • Ramona Elementary School – 415 8th Street 
  • Hanson Elementary School – 2520 Boundary Avenue
  • Ramona Boys & Girls Club – 622 E Street 
  • Ramona Municipal Water District – 125 2nd Street
  • Ramona Bike Shop – 1672 Main Street, Suite D before 8:30 p.m. 


Damage from the vandalism is estimated at $10,000. Detectives say the suspects may also be responsible for more unreported cases of vandalism in Ramona.


The suspects were captured on surveillance video spray painting the walls, windows and doors of the schools. 


Click on the link to watch the surveillance video.


Surveillance video also captured one of the suspects vandalizing a van and wall outside of Ramona Bike Shop. The suspects were seen driving away in a red pickup truck with silver trim that had an extended cab and a red camper shell.


It could be a Chevy pickup from the year 2000 similar to the photo shown to the left. 


If you recognize the suspects in the surveillance video or have any information on these incidents, contact Detective Kyle Babcock at (760) 738-2418.


You can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. You may be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to a felony arrest.

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