Crime Stoppers

BUGLARY INTERRUPTED IN LA MESA, SUSPECT GETS AWAY

 
May 30, 2012 (La Mesa)—At  approximately 4:15 p.m. yesterday, the La Mesa Police Department received a call of a burglary that had just been interrupted in the 7400 block of Colony Drive. The witnesses reported that they observed a female suspect hanging out of the window of the victim’s home.

7-11 CLERK ROBBED IN LA MESA

 
May 13, 2012 (La Mesa) -- On May 13, 2012, at approximately 3:36 a.m. the 7-11 Store located at 4253 Palm Ave. in La Mesa was robbed of cash by a lone male suspect who demanded money. The business was staffed by a lone clerk who was approached by an adult male suspect who had a red bandana covering his face.

LAKE MURRAY CAFÉ ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

 
February 20, 2012 (La Mesa)—Two suspects, one armed with a silver handgun, forced three employees at the Lake Murray Café into the kitchen and stole their personal cash after they were unable to open the restaurant’s safe on February 17 at approximately 9:45 p.m. The suspects were last seen running westbound away from the business, located at 5465 Lake Murray Blvd. in La Mesa.

 

ELDERLY WOMAN ROBBED OF PURSE AT GROSSMONT CENTER

 
February 13, 2012 (La Mesa)  -- A purse-snatching prompted at Grossmont Center prompted an intensive but unsuccessful search for a suspect on Saturday night, February 11.  The suspect approached a 71-year-old woman from behind as she was walking with her husband through the parking lot near BJ’s Restaurant shortly before 8 p.m., then grabbed her purse from her shoulder and ran off toward Grossmont Hospital.   

 

ARMED ROBBERY AT YUM YUM DONUTS IN LA MESA

 

February 11, 2012 (La Mesa) -- On 02/11/12 at approximately 3:44 PM, a male armed with a gun robbed the Yum Yum Donut shop located at 7550 El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa. 

The male suspect entered the store, displayed a black handgun, and demanded cash from the clerk. After the clerk complied, the suspect left the store on foot. The suspect was last seen on foot eastbound toward Comanche Drive. 

ARRESTS MADE IN LEMON GROVE ARMED ROBBERY


December 1, 2011 (Lemon Grove) – The San Diego Sheriff announced the arrest yesterday of two suspects and recovery of property from an armed robbery in Lemon Grove. The theft occurred November 28 at approximately 10:36 a.m. at MobileCom in the 7900 block of Broadway.

The first suspect was described as a black male juvenile 5’10”‐ 6'00'', thin-build, wearing a dark colored hoodie, a mask and dark shorts. This suspect was carrying a silver handgun. The second suspect was described as a black male juvenile, wearing a dark colored hoodie, and dark pants.

 

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC HELP TO SOLVE ROBBERY RING

 

October 20, 2011 (San Diego) -- San Diego Police Department Robbery Unit detectives are investigating a series of armed robberies that began in August. Since then, the suspects are believed to have committed sixteen robberies throughout the City. Agencies from Oceanside to Chula Vista report similar cases, as well as in East County. 

MAN ARRESTED FOR LEWD ACT WITH A CHILD IN A PUBLIC RESTROOM

June  20, 2011 (La Mesa) -- On 06/15/11, at approximately 6:53 p.m. a witness walked into the men’s restroom at the Vons located at

8011 University Avenue
in La Mesa.  The witness observed an adult male sitting on the toilet with his pants down.  The adult male had a 2 year old child on his lap and the witness observed the child touching the male’s penis.  The witness reported the incident to the La Mesa Police Department.

 

The adult male was identified by La Mesa detectives as 29 year old Russell Cilibraise III. On 06/17/11, Cilibraise was arrested by detectives for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child – 288(a) PC and is currently being held on $100,000 bail.

 

2 ROBBERIES SATURDAY IN LA MESA: CREDIT UNION & LIQUOR STORE ROBBED

 

February 14, 2010 (La Mesa) San Diego County Credit Union and Mart Liquor store were robbed yesterday, La Mesa Police Department reports. Police seek suspects in both cases and Crime Stoppers has announced rewards.

 

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