Billboard Unveiled Publicizing $51,000 Reward for Information on Brandon Robinson Murder

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, The Nice Guys of San Diego, and the family of Brandon Robinson, held a press conference this morning to unveil a new billboard publicizing a $51,000 reward for information on the murder of Brandon Robinson. The press conference took place near the billboard at 30th and El Cajon Blvd.

On September 6, 2009, at 8:24 p.m., a citizen reported hearing a gunshot in the Morley Field area of Balboa Park.  Officers and paramedics found Brandon Robinson on the ground next to his motorcycle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Brandon died later that evening from his injury.  The preliminary investigation has revealed that Brandon was attending a birthday party in the park when an unknown suspect fired a gun, striking and killing Brandon.

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the person/persons responsible for the murder.  There is a reward of up to $51,000 for information on the case.  Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 and the Governor’s Office is offering a reward of up to $50,000.  The Crime Stoppers reward is paid on arrest; the Governor’s Office reward is paid on arrest and conviction.

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call SDPD Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lieutenant Kevin Rooney at 619-531-2425.
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Jim Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.