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Felony Warrant Suspect Captured in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— This morning, May 20, at 7:34 a.m., an officer from the City of Carlsbad Police Department recognized a subject with an active felony warrant exit one of the motel rooms at a local motel in the 700 block of Raintree Drive. Upon contact, the subject ran from the officer westbound from the motel into a residential area in the 6900 block of Avenida Encinas.

Carlsbad Police officers searched the area with the assistance of San Diego Sheriff Department’s ASTREA helicopter and a Carlsbad K-9 unit. The suspect was located in the 6900 block of Shoreline Drive hiding in an outside water heater closet in the backyard of a residence.

The subject, 29 year-old Anthony Lee Holt from Oceanside, was arrested for a felony no bail warrant and resisting arrest. Holt was booked into the Vista Detention Facility.