Suspect in La Jolla vehicle burglary sought

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown male suspect wanted for vehicle burglary and vandalism in La Jolla.

Detectives said at approximately 4:45 p.m., Oct. 16, an unknown male suspect broke the unoccupied vehicle’s rear window and stole a purse, which included a wallet with multiple credit cards. The vehicle was parked in the parking lot of the Coggan Aquatic Center located on the corner of Fay Avenue and Nautilus Street in La Jolla. The suspect attempted to break into another vehicle at the same time and location but only managed to damage the vehicle window. The suspect used the stolen credit cards at various stores in and around La Jolla and Oceanside.

A nearby surveillance camera recorded the suspect and suspect vehicle a copy of the videos can be seen on YouTube at the following links:


Anyone with information on this case should call SDPD Northern Division Detective Gregg Goodman at (619) 552-1733 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