Wanted Shooting Suspect

Up to $ 6,000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Central Division are asking for the public’s help in locating Ray Pitoau, who is wanted for shooting an off-duty San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Deputy back on August 7, 2017 in the Gaslamp area of San Diego.  Pitoau is considered armed and dangerous.

Ray Pitoau is a Samoan male, 37-years-old, 5’11” tall, weighs 225 lbs., has black hair and brown eyes.  Pitoau has a large “SD” tattoo on his upper right chest.  

Anyone with information on the location of this suspect should call the San Diego Police Department at (619) 531-2000 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up $1,000 in addition to the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County who is offering $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.  Information on how to send webs tips and mobile app tips can be found on www.sdcrimestoppers.org.

Media inquiries about this suspect should be directed to Lt. Ernesto Servin at (619) 744-9502 or email at eservin@pd.sandiego.gov.