Santa Monica, California
May 31, 2020

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of this unknown suspect.


The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Los Angeles Field Office and the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an individual responsible for the burning of a police vehicle in Santa Monica, California, on May 31, 2020.


On Sunday, May 31, 2020, at approximately 5:05 p.m., an unmarked Ford Crown Victoria SMPD vehicle was parked at the loading dock of the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The unknown suspect may have been involved in the arson of the vehicle, which was completely engulfed and destroyed by fire.


The unknown suspect is described as a White male in his mid-20s with a thin build and blond or red hair. He has an unknown tattoo on his upper left arm. The unknown suspect wore a gray short-sleeved t-shirt, green pants, brown shoes, a bandana with the American flag printed on it worn over his face, and an analog watch on his left wrist. He also wore a black and white baseball cap with a logo reading "Don Pisto," from a bar located in Rasariot and Puerta Vallarta, Mexico.

Submit a Tip:

Anyone with information regarding this unknown suspect is asked to call the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office at (310) 477-6565, or the SAFE LA Task Force at (213) 486-6840. Email tips may be sent to

You may also contact your local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Field Office: Los Angeles

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