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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Man wanted by Marion County sheriff for using victim’s identity to obtain over $50,000 in loans

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is asking the public for help to locate a man who is wanted for two counts of fraudulent use of personal identification information, two counts of grand theft, and one count of petit theft.

During his regular “Wanted by Woods Wednesday” segment on Facebook, Sheriff Woods asked for assistance with finding Carlos Guerra-Gonzalez.

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Carlos Guerra-Gonzalez

According to Sheriff Woods, Guerra-Gonzalez used a victim’s identity to obtain several loans. One of those loans was for over $33,000, and Guerra-Gonzalez used those funds to purchase a tractor, a loader, and a posthole auger. These items were then transported to Miami by a towing company.

Sheriff Woods stated that Guerra-Gonzalez obtained another fraudulent loan for over $18,000, and the funds were used to purchase a golf cart in Ocala.

Carlos might be in Miami, but we need him off the streets before he steals someone else’s identity,” said Sheriff Woods.

If anyone has any information on Guerra-Gonzalez’s whereabouts, Sheriff Woods asks that you call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867) and reference 23-17 in your tip. If you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.