Salvador Velasquez

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office most wanted person of the week is:

Salvador Velasquez of Fresno. A bench warrant has been issued for failing to report to court on several firearms charges, including being a felon in possession of a gun.

In March, detectives with the auto theft task force, Fresno HEAT, contacted Salvador Velasquez, who was in a car that had been reported stolen. Inside the vehicle, detectives found a rifle with a silencer and a high capacity magazine containing 19 bullets. Velasquez is a convicted felon and it is illegal for him to possess these items. He was arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail. After spending a month in custody, he was let out of jail as part of a Federal Court Release.

Salvador Velasquez is 34 years old, 5’7”, 230 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair. He has several tattoos on both of his arms and shoulders.

If you know the location of Salvador Velasquez, please call Crime Stoppers at 498-7867. All tips remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.