This burglar is double trouble


A Caucasian male suspect broke into the Consignment Classics store, located at 201 S. El Camino Real in Encinitas, on two separate occasions in the past few weeks, and the San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the man.

At the first burglary, on Aug. 20 at 3 a.m., the suspect took approximately $30,000 in jewelry from a display case. It happened again on Sept. 2 at about 5:30 a.m., when the suspect stole about $50,000 in jewelry from a display case.

The suspect, thought to be in his late 40s is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing prescription glasses, a black sweater, dark pants and tennis shoes, and was seen carrying a black duffle bag with a shoulder strap.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at 760-966-3500 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