Police Nab Two For Car Break-Ins

LA MESA -- On January 15, 2013, at approximately 7:05 PM, La Mesa Police responded to a radio call of two subjects attempting to break into a vehicle at the La Mesa Indoor Soccer Park, located at 9586 Murray Drive. As La Mesa Police officers arrived on scene, the suspects attempted to flee the area by running through the business and into a neighboring gas station. A short foot pursuit ensued and officers apprehended both suspects with assistance from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department helicopter ASTREA. Officers also located the suspects’ vehicle in the parking lot at the Soccer Park and discovered additional stolen property in the vehicle.

The suspects were arrested and booked into County Jail on the listed charges:

34-year-old Kevin McCARTHY from San Diego:
11377(a) H&S—Possession of a Controlled Substance
664/459 PC—Attempted Burglary
496(a) PC—Possession Stolen Property

30-year-old Christopher BUCK from San Diego:

664/459 PC—Attempted Burglary
496(a) PC—Possession of Stolen Property

The La Mesa Police Department works in partnership with local businesses and citizens in the community. This cooperation and partnership continue to enable proactive efforts and the apprehension of criminals. Anyone with information regarding this case or any additional cases involving these two suspects is encouraged to call the La Mesa Police Department.

You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com). You can remain anonymous, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information in this case.

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