Suspect Wanted for Stealing “Powerpack Backpack” from Horton Plaza Sam Goody

Detectives Looking for Leads to Help Locate and Identify a Suspect Wanted for Commercial Burglary
Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Central Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate a suspect wanted for commercial burglary.

Detectives said on October 24, 2011, at approximately 4:50 p.m., an unknown black male stole a “Powerpack” backpack from the Sam Goody located in Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego. Several pictures of the suspect were captured by an alert Horton Plaza security guard working in the area. The stolen backpack is used as a power source for multiple electronic devices and is valued at approximately $150.00.

Suspect Description: Black male, 25-28 years-old, approximately 6’ tall, 175 lbs. with black hair. He was wearing a gray button up shirt, blue jean pants and aviator sunglasses on his head.

Anyone with information on the identity and/or location of this suspect should call SDPD Central Division at (619) 744-9500 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 via

• Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lt. Andra Brown at (619) 531-2675.

• Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to either Officer James 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.