Crime Stoppers

SHERIFF SEEKS BLACK FORD TRUCK LINKED TO SANTEE BURGLARIES

 

East County News Service

January 12, 2016 (Santee) — Crime Stoppers and Sheriff deputies in Santee seek public help to solve a crime spree involving burglaries of nine homes in Santee neighborhoods from December 14 to December 31, 2015. The suspect(s) targeted single story detached homes and forced their way in through a rear window or rear patio door. The stolen items were mainly prescription medications. Cash, electronics and tools have also been taken.


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PHOTOS RELEASED OF AM/PM ROBBERY SUSPECT IN LA MESA

 

November 11, 2015 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police have released surveillance photographs of the suspect who robbed the AM/PM Gas Station in La Mesa this past weekend. The suspect was armed with a rifle when he entered the store at approximately 1:25 AM on 11/07/15.


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COLD CASE MURDER: WILLIAM NAPOLEON GIBBS, KILLED IN LEMON GROVE IN 2005

 

August 7, 2015 (Lemon Grove)--The Sheriff's Homicide Detail wants your help in solving the murder of William Napoleon Gibbs in Lemon Grove more than 10 years ago.


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SHOTS REPORTEDLY FIRED IN LEMON GROVE

 

August 7, 2015 (Lemon Grove)—Sheriff’s Deputies responded at 8 p.m. last night to a call reporting an assault with a deadly weapon at 3554 West Street in Lemon Grove.


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FATAL SHOOTING IN LA MESA

 

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May 17, 2015 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police responded to a call reporting a man had been shot inside a home in the 8200 block of El Paso Street on Saturday, May 16th  at 5:24 a.m.


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MAN SHOT IN HEAD IN SPRING VALLEY, SUSPECTS FLEE

 

East County News Service

April 17, 2015 (Spring Valley) – The Sheriff seeks public help to locate four suspects who fled the scene of a shooting Wednesday evening after one of the suspects shot a man in the head.


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JEWELRY STORE ROBBED AT PARKWAY PLAZA

 

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February 14, 2015 (El Cajon ) – An armed gunman robbed Weisfield Jewelers in the Parkway Plaza Shopping Mall in El Cajon Wednesday night.


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SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTED ROBBERY IN LA MESA

 

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February 13, 2015 (La Mesa) – Robert Mixon, 25, of San Diego is under arrest after allegedly trying to steal a purse from a woman at the trolley station at 70th Street and Alvarado Road in  La Mesa.


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BURGLARY SUSPECT CAUGHT IN STOLEN VEHICLE

 

 

January 23, 2015 (Santee) – Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Shawn Wood, 30, who was found sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the 7000 block of Mariposa Street in Santee on January 22nd at 7:25 a.m.


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MAN ARMED WITH KNIFE ROBS 7-ELEVEN IN LA MESA

 

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January 16, 2015 (La Mesa)—A suspect armed with a knife robbed a 7-Eleven store at 5151 70th Street in La Mesa shortly after midnight.  He remains at large.


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SPRING VALLEY MURDER OF DARIUS REEVES REMAINS UNSOLVED; SHERIFF SEEKS HELP TO FIND KILLERS

 

December 8, 2014 (San Diego's East County) - The Sheriff's Homicide Unit wants your help in finding the persons responsible for the murder of a man in the East County.

On July 1, 2014, deputies responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 9100 block of Kenwood Drive in an unincorporated area of Spring Valley. When they arrived, they found the body of a man later identified as 24-year-old Darius Reeves.


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JULIAN SCHOOL VANDALISM SUSPECTS ARRESTED

 

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December 8, 2014 (Julian)—Sheriff’s deputies have arrested three teens reportedly caught in the act spray painting graffiti on buildings at Julian Union High School on Saturday.  They are suspected in several prior vandalism cases with damage of nearly $40,000 total.


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ESCAPED INMATE MAY BE IN EAST COUNTY

 

Update: Torillo was captured Tuesday night at an El Cajon motel.  He will face charges of escaping custody in addition to drug-related charges.

September 9, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) – The Sheriff has issued a warning to residents to be on the lookout for Don Andrea Torrillo, a prisoner who escaped custody from Central Jail just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday. He was last seen wearing a dark sleeveless shirt with a star in the middle, khaki shorts and slippers. He has a tattoo on his left bicep shoulder area. He has short brown hair and eyes.


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GUNMAN ROBS LA MESA MOTEL

 

September 8,2014 (La Mesa)-- Travelodge Motel at 7911 University Avenue, La Mesa, was robbed by a suspect armed with a black handgun last night at 8:20 p.m.


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TIPS SOUGHT IN COLD CASE 1987 MURDER OF DIANA GAIL MOFFITT

 

September 4, 2014 (El Cajon)--The Sheriff's Homicide Detail wants your help in solving the 1987 murder of Diana Gail Moffitt.


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BANK ROBBED AT SPRING VALLEY ALBERTSON'S

 

August 7, 2014 (Spring Valley)--The Sheriff's Department wants your help in identifying and locating a man who robbed a bank in Spring Valley.


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MAN ARRESTED FOR KILLING MOTHER, WOUNDING BROTHER IN EL CAJON

 

June 1, 2014 (El Cajon) – A man accused of stabbing his mother to death and wounding his 14-year-old brother shortly before 1 a.m. on Friday is under arrest.


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WANTED FUGITIVE - DANIEL JUAREZ MARTINEZ

 

May 31, 2014 (San Diego's East County) - The Sheriff's Department, San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force (FTF) and Crime Stoppers are asking the public to be on the lookout for Daniel Juarez Martinez. He is wanted for attacking his wife and setting fire to their home in Bonita in February of this year. He also goes by the name Daniel Catavarrias and Daniel Juarez. He has tattoos including three black circles on his right arm and the letters "DD" on his upper body. Martinez is also known to dress as a woman.


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ELDER ABUSE THEFT CASE: SUSPECT SOUGHT IN LEMON GROVE

 

April 30, 2014 (Lemon Grove) - The San Diego County Sheriff's Department's Elder Abuse Unit and Crime Stoppers want your help in identifying and finding two men wanted on suspicion of scamming an elderly man out of $10,000.


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SHERIFF SEEKS HELP TO SOLVE "COLD CASE" MURDER IN EL CAJON

 

March 26, 2014 (El Cajon) – Back on the morning of September 1, 2007, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a  call at a home in the 1800 block of Hillsdale Drive in unincorporated El Cajon.  There they found Jerrad Fletcher lying face down in the living room with a gunshot wound in his back. He died at the scene.


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SHERIFF'S DEPT. WARNS OF PHONY PEACE OFFICER CALLS ASKING FOR CASH

 

 

February 3, 2014 (San Diego)--Residents of San Diego County are being asked to report any calls they receive from someone claiming to be a peace officer and subsequently asking for cash payment, the Sheriff’s Department announced this week.


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SAN DIEGO SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SEEKS PUBLIC HELP IN APPREHENDING WANTED FUGITIVE RAMIRO ESPINOZA

 

June 29, 2013 (San Diego)—The San Diego Sheriff's Department, Crime Stoppers and the Fugitive Task Force seek public help to locate Ramiro Espinoza, who  has a $1,000,000 arrest warrant for attempted murder, domestic violence, felony assault, as well as a felon in possession of a weapon. Espinoza has a tattoo that says "San Diego" on his stomach. He also has a tattoo picture of Jesus with a thorn crown on his back. Espinoza is known to frequent the South Bay area of the county.

If you see him, do not approach him. Espinoza has a history of violence and should be considered armed and dangerous.


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HIT AND RUN DRIVER SOUGHT IN LEMON GROVE

 

May 9. 2013 (Lemon Grove) – Detectives from the Lemon Grove Sheriff's Station and Crime Stoppers want your help in finding and identifying a driver responsible for a hit-and-run that injured a woman.

It happened on April 17 at around 12:30 a.m. as an 18-year-old woman was crossing the street in the 2000 block of Lemon Grove Avenue. The car hit the victim and just kept going. A friend of the victim saw the incident. She describes the car as a small, red in color with dark tinted windows. Parts of the car were left at the scene and determined to be from a red 2005 or 2006 Toyota Corolla. A photo of a similar car is included in this NIXLE message.


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THIRD ARREST MADE IN JAMUL MURDER, ARSON CASE

 

February 2, 2013 (Jamul)--Yesterday, the San Diego Sheriff announced the arrest of Quincy Sharp, 20, as an accessory to the murder of Dillon Davis. Davis’ body was found in the trunk of a burning vehicle on Skyline Truck Trail in Jamul on September 20, 2012. 

Two other suspects have previously been arrested and charged with murder: Miles Sharp (Quincy’s brother) and Devin Gaillard.  


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SECOND ARREST IN JAMUL MURDER, ARSON CASE

 

January 31, 2013 (Jamul) –Devin Gaillard has been arrested and charged with murder and arson.  Another suspect, Miles Sharp, was arrested January 25 on the same charges.  Both men have been booked in connection with the death of Dillon A. Davis, 20, whose body was found in the trunk of a burning vehicle on Skyline Truck Trail in Jamul on September 20, 2012.


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TROLLEY PASSENGER ROBBED OF CELL PHONE

December 14, 2012 (La Mesa) – Last night at approximately 10:54  p.m., the La Mesa Police Department received a report that a female was robbed of her cell phone at the 70th Street Trolley Station, located at 7255 Alvarado Road in La Mesa. The victim reported to officers that just minutes before, she was traveling on the MTS Trolley Green Line from Fashion Valley to the Grossmont Center Station. 


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LA MESA POLICE APPREHEND VEHICLE BURGLARS AT GROSSMONT CENTER

November 23, 2012 (La Mesa)—At 4:07 a..m. Grossmont Center’s mall security observed a suspicious vehicle in the mall parking lot. Two male subjects were observed tampering with a vehicle before leaving in a silver two--door sedan. Grossmont Security relayed the information to La Mesa Police and officers searched the area and surrounding streets but were initially unable to locate the suspect vehicle.


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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY AT CRICKET WIRELESS IN LA MESA

November 11, 2012 (La Mesa)--A suspect armed with a knife attempted to rob the Cricket Wireless store located at 7014 University Avenue in La Mesa. 

On November 10 around 6:27 p.m., La Mesa Police Department received a report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred at the Cricket Wireless store located at 7014 University Avenue. An employee reported that the suspect entered the store, walked behind the counter and brandished a large knife.


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LA MESA MAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

November 1, 2012 (La Mesa)—This morning at 1:08 a.m., La Mesa Police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 8200 block of Lemon Avenue.  The  victim, 20, said he had just left his residence and walked across the street to retrieve his wallet and cell phone that he had left in his vehicle. While the victim was sitting in his vehicle, the suspect approached the driver side and tapped on the window with a black semi-automatic handgun. 


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TEACHER’S AIDE ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL OFFENSES IN LA MESA

 
July 17, 2012 (La Mesa)—La Mesa Police yesterday arrested Chrystina Delrosario, a teacher's aide at Reflections Central School, for unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old male student. 
 
Officials at the school notified the police department after receiving information that the student may have had sex with the teacher’s aide. The patrol officer was assisted by detectives, who conducted the preliminary investigation. 

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