Gonzales Police searching for man wanted on multiple charges

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The City of Gonzales Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Adrian Melo Salas, 24, of 309 E. Verna St., Gonzales, in connection with a violent assault.

Salas was observed hitting a man in the head with a black semi-automatic pistol at Junction 44 on Burnside Avenue in the city limits.

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Salas which includes the following charges:

  • Aggravated Battery
  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
  • Possession of a Firearm on a Premises of an Alcohol Beverage Outlet

The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be pending once Salas is found.

The City of Gonzales Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Adrian Melo Salas to contact them by calling 225-647-9572 or emailing gonzalespdpress@gonzalespd.org.