Grand Theft of Laptop Computer at Ivy/Andaz Hotel-Suspect Photo

 Unidentified Suspect Wanted for Grand Theft;

Surveillance Camera Captures Picture of Suspect

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 an unknown suspect wanted for grand theft.

Detectives said on February 29, 2012, at approximately 2:25 a.m., an unknown suspect stole a laptop computer from the front desk of the Ivy/Andaz Hotel located at 630 F Street in downtown San Diego. The suspect walked into the hotel while the front desk was unattended and left the scene on foot with the computer.  Surveillance cameras captured several pictures of the suspect; see pictures of suspect on page two of this release.   

Anyone with information on the identity and/or location of the 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 in 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.