On December 26th at about 1220 hours, a felony hit and run occurred on East Lake Street at Soledad Street in Salinas. The victim, Miguel Angel Lomeli, age 54, was slammed into by an SUV and pinned up against a metal fence post. As of this morning Lomeli is still in being treated in ICU and is in very critical condition. The Salinas Police Department has identified Edward Ramirez, 35, as a suspect in the case. The Police Department is currently looking for Ramirez who is wanted in reference to the hit and run. The investigation showed that the vehicle used in the hit and run was stolen out of Salinas. Ramirez is also wanted in connection with the stolen vehicle case.
Ramirez is described as a Hispanic Male, 35-years-old, 5'9" tall and 160 pounds. He has a tattoo of a bear on his left cheek and a tattoo of the word "Tracy" on his forehead and on his neck. He should be considered armed and dangerous. The Police Department is asking people not to approach Ramirez if he is seen but to call 911.