San Diego County Crime Stoppers and Investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a suspect wanted for auto theft, grand theft and burglary.
Investigators said on January 11, an unknown white male suspect used a stolen credit card and a stolen driver’s license from a victim of a vehicle burglary to rent a vehicle at Hertz rent-a-car on N. Harbor Dr. in San Diego. The vehicle was never returned to Hertz rent-a-car and was listed as a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was recovered on February 16.
On February 3, the same suspect used the victim’s stolen driver’s license and a fraudulent credit card to rent a hotel room at the Courtyard Marriott in Liberty Station; the suspect stole a flat screen television and several other items out of the hotel room.
Investigators believe there may be additional victims in San Diego and Orange County.Investigators are asking anyone with information on the identity and or location of the persons responsible for this crime to call SDPD Western Division at (619) 692-4800 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 www.sdcrimestoppers.com.