Man wanted for burglary and theft, police on lookout

Posted at 11:37 AM, Aug 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-06 13:56:37-04
Andrew Barela

Andrew Barela

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police seek the public’s help in in locating a man who has several outstanding felony warrants.

Andrew Barela, 30, is known to frequent the Rose Park area, 800 North 900 West, 1600 W. Ivy Circle, and Talisman Drive in Salt Lake City.

Police described him as Hispanic, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

According to a press release, Barela has often been seen in a stolen vehicle and will flee from officers either on foot or in the stolen vehicle.

Police said Barela is wanted for possession of a stolen vehicle, a second-degree felony, and four outstanding felony warrants for probation violations.

Officers are asking people to not make contact with the suspect if they spot him, but to report his location to the Salt Lake City Police Department at (801) 799-3000.