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Chula Vista Police Department
Wednesday December 13th, 2017 :: 10:11 a.m. PST


Chula Vista Police Make Arrests for Homicide of Omar Medina

On 12/13/17 at approximately 4:30 AM, the Chula Vista Police Department made two arrests and served two search warrants related to the murder of Omar Medina. Medina’s body was found in a 55-gallon drum in the San Diego Bay on 10/12/17. The two arrests were of suspects Timothy John Cook (03/05/65) of Chula Vista, and Derrick Jefferson Spurgeon (10/04/79) of El Cajon. The search warrants were served at 526 McIntosh Street in Chula Vista and 14516 Rios Canyon Road in El Cajon.

The arrests were made in cooperation with the San Diego Sheriffs Department, and the United States Marshals Services.

If you have any information related to this investigation please contact the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 422-TIPS.

Chula Vista Police Department
315 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 619-691-5151

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