The FBI is searching for a man who has ties to Meridian. Ricardo Puentes, Jr., is wanted in connection with a gang murder in Santa Rosa, California. The murder happened in 2005. FBI officials say that the 35-year-old Hispanic male has ties to Meridian. Puentes is about 5’8” to 5’9”, and weighs around 190 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes and several moles on his face. Anyone with information on where he can be found is asked to contact the FBI office in Mississippi at 601-948-5000.