Help identify suspects in July 12 incident.
Post Date: 08/16/2023 9:30 AM
The Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit and San Diego County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help to help identify and locate the suspects responsible for starting a small brush fire in Fallbrook.
On July 12 around 12:30 p.m., deputies from the Fallbrook Sheriff's Substation responded to reports of a brush fire in the 2300 block of Green Canyon Road. Firefighters quickly put out the fire which burned about a quarter of an acre and a large fence. Damage is estimated at around $30,000.
Detectives from the Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit reviewed surveillance video that showed a white 1999 Toyota 4Runner off-roading in the area. It also shows three juveniles setting off a firework just prior to the start of the fire.
The three juvenile suspects are described as follows:
Suspect #1: juvenile white male wearing a white t-shirt and dark colored pants.
Suspects #2 and 3: juvenile white males wearing dark clothing.
If you have any information about this incident, you can email Sergeant Anthony Portillo of the Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit at [email protected].
You can also call 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. Please visit http://www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tips.
Contact: Sergeant Anthony Portillo
Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit