Armed, dangerous man on the loose in Houston's 5th Ward, police say


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Houston police are searching for David Kyle Adams and believe he is being harbored by family members in northeast Houston. They also believe he is avoiding travel during the day.

Police said Adams is considered to be armed and dangerous and he may be staying in the 5th Ward.

On Sept. 12, 2014, Adams allegedly physically assaulted his girlfriend and was charged with felony assault.

According to police, one week later, he burglarized the same girlfriend's home and assaulted her again. He was sentenced to four years of probation for these crimes. His probation was set to end in Oct. 2019.

Police said on April 11, Adams returned to the home of the woman to confront her about filing a police report about an assault that took place a week earlier. Police said Adams struck the woman in the face, causing her to fall out of her wheelchair. He punched her multiple times and then left the location. Adams violated a protective order by seeing the woman at this time.

Adams has previous arrests that include interfering with public servant, possession of a controlled substance, evading arrest in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, theft, burglary of a habitation, assault family member, possession with intent to deliver, verbal harassment and delivery of a controlled substance.

Adams' warrant Information:

  • Probation violation – assault bodily injury (family member) - felony
  • Assault bodily injury (family member) - felony
  • Violation of a protective order - felony