David "Dave" Reyes is one of the two main protagonists of "Most Wanted" series. He is a member of the L.A.P.D. Major Crimes Unit and is currently partnered with Deputy Marshal Samantha Massey. He is first seen in Book 1, Chapter 1.
Dave is a tall with slick dark brown hair, green eyes and tan skin. Usually, he wears a grey suit, a light blue shirt and a dark blue tie.
David comes off as more of a playboy than a detective when he is around Hollywood celebrities. However he's serious when necessary, such as apprehending criminals. He's intelligent as he's a detective and managed to deduce that John Tull was Hayley Rose's biological father. He's shown to be a good fighter as he knocked out Tull during their final confrontation.
He and Sam are currently partners in crime. At first, the two don't get along well due to their personalities clashing. Dave and Sam are the opposite of one another -- Dave is smooth while Sam is impulsive.They disagree with each other about handling the case. Despite their differences, he and Sam balance each other out.
He and Cassandra are grade school friends and they grew up together in Vermont Square in South L.A. They are fond of each other.
Ryan and Dave are good friends. Dave gets invited to Ryan's celebrity parties, and they play poker together every week. Ryan also trusted Dave with his secret.
Dave and Alyssa are very good friends. She has a crush on him but is scared to tell him about her feelings.
- Dave is shown on the cover of "Most Wanted, Book 1".
- He appeared with Sam in Endless Summer, Book 1, Chapter 13 as video game characters in the Most Wanted game.