Three Arrested During Investigation Into High-End Bicycle Thefts in North County

Three men were arrested in Encinitas during an investigation into high-end bicycle thefts in the North County, officials said.

North Coastal Sheriff’s Station detectives arrested the men after serving a search warrant for the Royal Motel on the 1400 block of North Coast Highway 101.

Encinitas residents Jeffrey Scott Stevenson, 60, Emiko Nishida Sanderson, 54 and Billie Dee Estoque, 55 were arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and sale of a controlled substance. Estoque, a convicted felon, was also found with a firearm.

When detectives entered the motel, they said they found bike frames, expensive components, high-end bicycles, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

The seized items will be on display at the San Diego County Sheriff’s Crime Lab on July 9 at 9 a.m. The location of the display is at 5255 Mt. Etna Drive, San Diego, CA 92117.

Anyone with information about this case can call the Sheriff’s Department at (858)565-5200.

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