Santa Monica police are actively searching for a man accused of stealing a car from a local dealership.
According to a release provided by SMDP, David Guyer entered the W.I. Simonson Mercedes dealership in Santa Monica on Nov. 3, 2013. He requested to test drive a car and provided the salesperson an Arizona driver’s license, which was then photocopied.
During the test drive, Guyer stopped the vehicle, told the salesperson he had a gun, and ordered the salesperson out of the vehicle. He then fled the scene. The vehicle was recovered six days later in Hermosa Beach.
On March 19, 2014, a felony arrest warrant was issued for Guyer for carjacking. He is described as a 45-year-old male white adult, 6’02’ tall, 190lbs, brown hair and green eyes with a closely trimmed goatee.
Guyer served in the U.S. Marine Corps and is purported to be proficient in martial arts. He has previously lived in Tracy, CA and Venice, CA and may be in the West Los Angeles or South Bay area. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Chad Goodwin at (310) 458-8942; Sergeant Tom McLaughlin at (310) 458-8430; or the Santa Monica Police Department (24 hours) at (310) 458-8495.
Callers can also contact Crime Stoppers by either calling (800) 222-TIPS, texting from a mobile device, or by visiting their website at www.lacrimestoppers.org. Callers may remain anonymous and may be qualified to receive a $1,000 reward by Crime Stoppers. The FBI is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of David Guyer.
— Information provided by the Santa Monica Police Department.