Update on Phone App Car Thief

Wanted: Dai P. Nguyen

Detectives with the Shelton Police Department have identified a suspect in a recent auto theft involving two vehicles after posting ads on OfferUp.com. 30 year old Dai P. Nguyen of Tacoma WA was identified by one of the victims in this case after viewing surveillance footage.

Additionally, OfferUp.com provided information on the identity of the profile used by the suspect, which matches the I.D. listed for Nguyen.

The Honda was recovered in Tacoma, WA, on 09/18/16, unoccupied, and the Mazda was also located in Tacoma, unoccupied by the Washington State Patrol on 9/19/16.

Probable Cause to arrest Nguyen exists for two counts of Auto Theft. Please call or contact Detective Ses Maiava at (360)426-4441 or email at smaiava@ci.shelton.wa.us with any information you may have that may help in locating Dai P. Nguyen.