A former drug dealer who went by the assumed name Lynn Sites was arrested last week in San Diego. He started a new life under his Sites identity 17 years ago

His real name is Mark Miller. He surrendered to the San Diego Violent Crimes Task Force on Friday at his workplace on Kearny Villa Road, according to Task Force spokesman Brian Lucio.

Miller has been running a computer-programming business called Trustium in recent years, investigators said. Under the name Sites, Miller often worked in the real estate technology field.

Miller under his assumed name was responsible for the entire geo-coding effort for Dataquick, a real estate information service. He also was a partner in an Internet venture dubbed Equinta. He was well known in real estate data circles.

Twenty years ago, Miller allegedly smuggled drugs from Mexico by airplane for sale in the West, Lucio said.

In 1987, he was charged with drug smuggling when his airplane crashed in Arizona. The plane was too heavy due to the drug supply on board.

Miller ran off while awaiting his trial and has been on the run ever since, prosecutors allege.

***

Send tips or a Letter to the Editor to jessica@inman.com or call (510) 658-9252, ext. 133.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive marketing emails from Inman.
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
Don’t miss out! Inman Connect Las Vegas starts today and you can catch all the excitement with a virtual ticket.Register Now×
Limited time: Get 30 days of Inman Select for $5.SUBSCRIBE×
Log in
If you created your account with Google or Facebook
Don't have an account?
Forgot your password?
No Problem

Simply enter the email address you used to create your account and click "Reset Password". You will receive additional instructions via email.

Forgot your username? If so please contact customer support at (510) 658-9252

Password Reset Confirmation

Password Reset Instructions have been sent to

Subscribe to The Weekender
Get the week's leading headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Top headlines from around the real estate industry. Breaking news as it happens.
15 stories covering tech, special reports, video and opinion.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
It looks like you’re already a Select Member!
To subscribe to exclusive newsletters, visit your email preferences in the account settings.
Up-to-the-minute news and interviews in your inbox, ticket discounts for Inman events and more
1-Step CheckoutPay with a credit card
By continuing, you agree to Inman’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You will be charged . Your subscription will automatically renew for on . For more details on our payment terms and how to cancel, click here.

Interested in a group subscription?
Finish setting up your subscription