Authorities seek public’s help in Encinitas burglary case

North Coast Current

Authorities seek the public’s help in finding two suspects in an Encinitas burglary case.

The suspects, two white men between ages 23 and 30, were caught on surveillance cameras just after 5 a.m. March 21 breaking the glass door of Pacific Coast Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery and stealing two Apple computers, according to a Sheriff’s Department statement. The business is located in the 500 block of Saxony Place.

One of the suspects dropped a machine used for analyzing blood when an alarm sounded, the Sheriff’s Department reported. Loss and damage are estimated at more than $34,000.

Investigators are hoping that someone will recognize the suspects thanks to clear surveillance video, which is available at

Authorities describe the first suspect as a white man between 25 and 30 years old; 5 feet, 11 inches tall; about 195 pounds; wearing dark clothing and a black beanie. The second suspect is described as a white man between 23 and 28 years old; 5 feet, 9 inches tall; about 160 pounds; appearing unshaven; last seen wearing a black beanie, plaid jacket and dark‐colored jeans.

Residents with information can 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 for information leading to an arrest. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent at