Suspect wanted for Del Mar home burglary and identity theft


San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a man wanted for using stolen credit cards and a home burglary.

The home burglary happened sometime between June 13 and June 16 while a duplex in the 1900 block of Coast Boulevard in Del Mar was being fumigated. The duplex was ransacked and $20,000 worth of electronics, jewelry, purses and credit cards were stolen.

Three people live in the duplex and their credit cards were used at a Target, Walmart and Macy’s in Chula Vista on June 15 and June 16.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or white man between 30 and 40 years old. He stands about 5’10” tall, weighs about 180 pounds with a shaved head and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a white and gray striped shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. Both of his arms are covered in tattoos and it appears he also has a tattoo on the left side of his neck. He was seen leaving the store in a 2000 gold Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Anyone with information on this case should call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966-3500 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 .

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