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02-15-19 Missing person: Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Officer James Steffen Phone: (808) 961-8810     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo teen reported as missing. Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa was last seen in Hilo on January 29, 2019.  She is described as being 5-feet-5, […]

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02-15-19 Police investigate body found on Daniel K. Inouye Highway

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-013095       Media Release Hawai’i Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found off of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway yesterday morning. At 6:35 a.m. Thursday morning (February 14), patrol officers responded to the […]

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02-14-19 Missing person: Kerryann Duarte (Update with photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002337     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Kerryann Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on […]

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02-14-19 Missing person: Allanie Duarte (Update with photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002249       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Allanie Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Anthony Souza

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Officer James Steffen Phone: (808) 961-8810 Report No. 19-000016     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Anthony Souza who was reported as missing. He was last seen in Hilo during the […]

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02-13-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of February 4, 2019, through February 10, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty-five (25) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  One of the drivers was involved in a traffic […]

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02-13-19 Police renew their request for information in 1997 murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Acting Lieutenant Todd C. Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report No. F-27882     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a subject who may have information regarding an unsolved homicide. Detectives continue to follow up newly developed […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Kerryann Duarte

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002337     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Kerryann Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on the morning of February 8, 2019 wearing […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Allanie Duarte

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002249     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Allanie Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on the morning of February 8, 2019 wearing […]

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02-01-19 Wanted person: William Sullivan

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. 19-009051     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing the whereabouts of a fugitive wanted for numerous charges, including: Assault Police Officer, Reckless Endangering, Resist Order to Stop […]

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01-31-19 “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” Campaign

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants to support the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations Campaign of “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” during Super Bowl weekend.  We are on a mission to lower the number of people on […]

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01-31-19 Police warn public of ‘smoke alarm’ scam

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about scams involving phone calls to Hawaiʻi residents in which the caller indicates that it is “Fire Safety Month” and that they need to come over and inspect […]

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01-30-19 “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants football fans and people participating in celebrations this coming Superbowl weekend to remember to keep your head in the game and follow some easy safety tips provided by the National Highway Traffic […]

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01-29-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 21, 2019, through January 27, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty-eight (28) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic […]

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01-29-19 Wanted person: Josephine Miranda

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Special Enforcement Unit Officer Marco K. Segobia Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-008016     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Josephine Miranda, a 28-year-old female known to frequent the Waikoloa area. She is wanted […]

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01-25-19 Missing person located: Hiilei Peneku

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hāmākua Patrol Division, Area I Sergeant Dean Uyetake Phone: (808) 775-7533 Report No. 19-004602       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department has located 16-year-old Hiilei Peneku who was previously reported as missing.  She was located in Hilo last Friday (January 18) in good health.

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01-25-19 Three North Kohala residents charged with drug and weapons offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department North Kohala District Captain Jeremie Evangelista Phone: 808-889-6540 Report No. 19-006405     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Three North Kohala residents were arrested and charged with a variety of narcotics and weapons offenses. On Wednesday (January 23) officers from the Area II Vice section, Area II Special […]

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01-25-19 December Officer of the Month: Officer Joshua Baumgarner

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul Ferreira                                                            Phone:  961-2244     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Thursday (January 24, 2019) as the “Officer of the Month” for December 2018. Baumgarner, who has 3-years of […]

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01-22-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 14, 2019, through January 20, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested nineteen, (19), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. So far this year, there have been 49 DUI […]

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01-22-19 Pāhoa drug arrests (update with photos)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253 Report No. 19-004965     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi police recovered a large cache of illegal narcotics during the execution of a search warrant at a Pāhoa residence. On January 18, 2019 (Friday) officers and detectives from […]

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01-22-19 Missing person: Daysha Carter

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol Officer Conrad Bidal Phone: (808) 965-2716  Report no. 19-004881   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Daysha Carter who was last seen in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area on January 7, 2019.  Carter is approximately 5-foot-5, […]

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01-22-19 Mountain View man charged following stabbing arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-005535     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a 21-year-old Mountain View man in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Mountain View Saturday night. On Saturday, January 19, […]

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01-22-19 Pāhoa drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253 Report No. 19-004965     Media Release Hawaiʻi police recovered a large cache of illegal narcotics during the execution of a search warrant at a Pāhoa residence. On January 18, 2019 (Friday) officers and detectives from the Area I Vice Section, Criminal […]

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12-31-18 Additional sweep of Leilani Estates leads to arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna District, Area I Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 965-2716     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police in the Puna District continued with enforcement efforts in the Leilani Estates area on December 28, 2018, and arrested and charged seven people wanted for outstanding […]

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12-31-18 Kona robbery suspect located: Kyle Arellano

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Criminal Investigations Section Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230 Report No. 18-028976       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Big Island police have arrested and charged a Kona robbery suspect. On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, just before noon, Kona patrol officers responded to the 76-5900 […]

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12-27-18 Wanted for robbery: Kyle Arellano

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Criminal Investigations Section Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230 Report No. 18-028976     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Kona robbery suspect. On December 26 (Wednesday), just before noon, Kona patrol officers responded […]

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12-21-18 “If you feel different, you drive different.”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release Drug–impaired driving is a problem on America’s highways, even on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.  Like drunk driving, drugged driving is impaired driving-which means it is dangerous and illegal in all 50 States, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. […]

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12-14-18 “Don’t be the reason someone doesn’t make it home for the holidays”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) new campaign of “If you feel Different, You Drive Different” is not new for those of us on the Big Island who have been impacted by drunk and drugged driving fatalities.  […]

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12-11-18 Fatal officer involved shooting in Puna (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244 Report No. 18-024460     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the victim in this morning’s fatal shooting incident. She was positively identified as 30-year old Tori M. Kaneshiro of Pāhoa. This morning, (December 11), at approximately 7:45 am, Puna District […]

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12-11-18 SRT response to Fern Acres

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Operations Bureau Major Samuel Jelsma Phone: 961-2341 Report no. 18-024461     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Special Response Team responded to the Fern Acres Subdivision in Puna on Tuesday morning (December 11) after a male party with a rifle threatened a female victim during a verbal dispute, refusing […]

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12-11-18 Fatal officer involved shooting in Puna

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244 Report No. 18-024460     Media Release This morning, (December 11), at approximately 7:45 am, Puna District Police Officers stopped to check on a car parked with its hazard lights activated on the shoulder of Kahakai Boulevard near the intersection with Kikoʻu […]

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11-27-18 Puna officer involved shooting

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigation Section Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report no. 18-020718     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. today (November 27) in Puna. Officers responded to the report of a 42-year-old man who had stabbed himself with a knife […]

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11-25-18 Puna murder investigation (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigation Section Captain Randall Medeiros Phone:  961-2251 Report no. 18-019866     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the victim in yesterday’s shooting incident in Puna. He has been positively identified as 45-year old Denton Freitas of Mountain View. At approximately 1:45 p.m. yesterday afternoon (November 24), patrol […]

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11-24-18 Puna murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigation Section Captain Randall Medeiros Phone:  961-2251 Report no. 18-019866     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a murder after a body was found on the side of a rural road in Puna today (November 24). At approximately 1:45 p.m. this afternoon, patrol officers responded to the […]

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11-23-18 Puna reckless endangering investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report No. 18-019115   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting reported Tuesday afternoon (November 21), occurring in Glenwood on Highway 11 near the intersection with North and South Glenwood roads. At approximately 3:50 p.m., police received multiple reports […]

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11-23-18 Fatal structure fire

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report No. 18-019460   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a fatal structure fire that occurred in Puna early Friday morning (November 23). Police and fire units were dispatched to the scene at 1:21 a.m. for a reported structure fire at a […]

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11-23-18 Missing teen: Destiny Haili

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Officer Christopher Jelsma Phone: 935-3311 Report no. 18-014796     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 14-year-old Hilo girl who was reported as a runaway. Destiny Haili was last seen in Hilo on November 4, 2018. She is described as […]

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10-29-18 Missing teen: Ryan Hernandez

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. C18020162     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 16-year-old Kona teen who was reported as missing. Ryan Hernandez was […]

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10-29-18 Hawaii Police Department seeks owner of gun safe

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala District Captain Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 887-3080 Report no. 18-010879     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is seeking the rightful owner of a discarded gun safe (depicted in the photo). On Thursday (October 25), South Kohala Patrol officers responded to a […]

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10-29-18 Wanted person located: Curtis Brown (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18021714     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have located a 25-year-old Puna man who was wanted for outstanding warrants. At 8:00 a.m., Friday morning, (October 26), police arrested and charged Curtis Brown without […]

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10-26-18 Unsafe overtaking on Saddle Road

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department has received complaints of drivers overtaking other vehicles in an unsafe manner on Saddle Road.  One of the concerns has been that drivers are dangerously overtaking other vehicles in areas where two lanes of […]

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10-26-18 Arrest made in series of Criminal Property Damage cases

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala District Captain Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808)887-3080 Report no. C18024676                         ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]                            Media Release A 41-year-old male has been arrested by South Kohala Patrol officers following investigations into three criminal property damage investigations. On September 7, 2018, officers working in […]

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10-26-18 2018 “Top Cop” Award

Hawaiʻi Police Department                               Office of the Chief Chief Paul Ferreira                                                            Phone:  961-2244     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Officer Joseph Passmore was named the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s 2018 “Top Cop” by the Law Enforcement & Security Coalition of Hawaii. Passmore, a 12-year veteran officer who is assigned as […]

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10-25-18 Officers recognized as July and September “Officer of the Month”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club recognized two officers at today’s (October 25) East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” luncheon. Officer Melvin Vargas was honored as the July “Officer of the Month” following a […]

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10-24-18 Search warrants lead to drug arrests at Kailua-Kona business and residence

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Operations Major Robert Wagner Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 249 Report No.  18-009975   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release In response to complaints received from the public about possible narcotics distribution at a scooter rental business off of Aliʻi Drive, on Tuesday (October 23), at approximately 9:15 a.m., […]

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09-12-18 Wanted person: Elia Mundon

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Officer Sheldon Nakamoto Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 303 Report No. C18023229     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Big Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old Elia Mundon of Kamuela. Mundon is described as 5-foot-8, 170 pounds, with brown […]

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08-24-18 Puna man charged with attempted murder, other offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report no. C18023171     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 41-year-old Puna man in connection with an assault and attempted murder which sent a man and woman to the hospital. On […]

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08-23-18 Puna man charged in connection with stolen vehicle, firearms, drug offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report no. C18022992     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 33-year-old Puna man in connection with a stolen vehicle, stolen firearm and drug offenses. On Monday (August 20) at 3:45 p.m., Puna […]

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08-14-18 Missing teen located: Carmen Nozaki

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C18018187     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have located missing 16-year old teen, Carmen Nozaki. She was located in Kailua-Kona this afternoon in good health.

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08-14-18 Wanted man located: Brennon Hollis

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C18021985     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested 20-year old Brennon Hollis when he turned himself in at the Kealakehe Police Station this morning. The custodial interference case that he was wanted for questioning in […]

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08-10-18 Hilo officers send get-well gift to injured Honolulu officer and K-9

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division Captain Gregory Esteban Phone:  (808)961-2214   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release When Hawaiʻi Police Department officers learned that a Honolulu Police officer and his K-9 named Hunter were shot during a standoff on Oahu last month, they wanted to send them a get-well gift. Officers […]

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08-09-18 Wanted: Brennon Hollis

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C18021985     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 20-year old Brennon Hollis of Kailua-Kona who is wanted for questioning in a Custodial […]

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08-09-18 Missing teen: Carmen Nozaki

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C18018187     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Kona girl who was reported missing. Carmen Nozaki was last seen in Kailua-Kona on Friday, June […]

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07-18-18 Puna officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Police Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244 Report No. C18019940     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the murder of a police officer who was fatally shot while on a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 11, in the area of Kukui Camp […]

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05-23-18 Kalapana traffic fatality (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: 961-2391 Report No. C18014381       Media Release  Police have identified the man who died in a 1-vehicle traffic crash Monday (May 21) on Highway 130 near the 21-mile marker in the Puna District. He was identified as 59-year-old Kenneth “Key” Mepham […]

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05-22-18 Officer involved shooting (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report No. C18014214       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Puna man for several offenses in connection with an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday (May 20), in upper Puna. At 11:30 p.m. […]

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05-22-18 Wanted: Cherie Roer

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Puna woman wanted on multiple warrants. Police are looking for 33-year old Cherie Roer, described as 5-foot-9, 220 pounds, heavy […]

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05-22-18 Kalapana traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: 961-2391 Report No. C18014381       Media Release An unidentified adult man died following a 1-vehicle crash Monday (May 21) in the Kalapana area. His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family. Responding to a 1:57 p.m. call, police […]

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05-21-18 Officer involved shooting

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report No. C18014214     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday (May 20), in upper Puna.  There were no injuries sustained by the officers or the suspect. At about 8:55 a.m., police were looking for […]

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05-21-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of May 14, through May 20, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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05-21-18 Wanted man located: Eddie Poai

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Sergeant James Correa Phone: 961-2213 Report No.: C18013950     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged a 42-year old Hilo man who was previously featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted”. At 2:33 p.m., Thursday afternoon (May 17) and acting on […]

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05-14-18 Police Week ceremony

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release   The Hawaiʻi Police Department celebrated National Police Week on Monday, (May 14), at an opening ceremony held at the Hilo police station. The ceremony featured a 21-gun salute, “Taps” and […]

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05-14-18 Kaʻū fatality

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 229 Report No. C18013513     Media Release A 28-year-old Hilo man has died following a single vehicle crash which occurred Sunday morning (May 13) on Highway 11 near the 41.5 mile marker in Kapapala, Kaʻū. He was identified as Brayden T. […]

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05-10-18 Missing person: Leilani Kumunalu

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol Lt. Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report no. C18013165     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Puna woman who was reported missing. 51-year old Julie Leilani Kumunalu was last seen in the Keaʻau area […]

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05-10-18 Leilani Estates burglary arrest (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C18013104     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Pāhoa man for four burglaries in the Leilani Estates Subdivision, an area covered by an Emergency Proclamation declared by the Mayor’s Office […]

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05-07-18 Police Week May 13-19

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244       Media Release Police Week festivities on Hawaiʻi Island will be held next week (May 13-19). Police Week is a nationally recognized week of activities in support of police work and in recognition of officers who have died or been […]

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05-04-18 Hamakua fatal industrial accident (Update no. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C18012374   Media Release (Update No. 2) An autopsy was performed this morning (May 4) on the victim who died Wednesday (May 2) in a fatal industrial accident on Highway 19 in Paʻauilo. Preliminary autopsy results indicate that the man, […]

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05-03-18 Emergency Lava Information Update

Hawaiʻi Police Department Police Administration Captain Aimee Wana Phone: 961-2247   Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is advising members of the public that access to Leilani Estates and Lani Puna Subdivisions in lower Puna is now closed due to steam and lava emissions from a crack in the area of Mohala Street. Access will […]

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05-03-18 MADD Awards for DUI arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: 961-2391     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Eight Big Island police officers and two Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys were honored this week by Mothers Against Drunk Driving-Hawaiʻi, co-sponsored by Servco Pacific/ Big Island Toyota, for their efforts and dedication […]

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05-02-18 Hāmākua fatal industrial accident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C18012374     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a fatal industrial accident on Highway 19 in Paʻauilo after a utility pole fell on a man. At 10:00 a.m. this morning (May 2), a utility company using a boom […]

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05-02-18 Missing person located: Julie Kobayashi (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hāmākua Patrol Sergeant Peter Fernandez Phone: (808) 775-7533 Report No. C18011815     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police report that Julie Kobayashi, who was reported as missing, has been located in good condition.

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05-02-18 North Kona traffic fatality

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: 326-4646, ext. 229 Report No. C18012313     Media Release One man died in a single motorcycle traffic crash Tuesday (May 1) in North Kona near the 28-mile marker of the Mamalahoa Highway Route 190. He has been positively identified as 69-year-old […]

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05-01-18 Missing teen: Jacob Mead

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C18005119       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Kona boy who was reported missing. Jacob Mead was last seen in Kailua-Kona on Saturday, February […]

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04-30-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of April 23, through April 29, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of […]

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04-28-18 Hilo police officer arrested and charged for assault

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244 Report no. C18011938     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an assault that occurred at the Salvation Army Interim Home in Hilo. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Friday afternoon (April 27), police responded to a report of a male minor who had […]

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04-27-18 Hilo man charged with sexual assault

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Juvenile Aid Section Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: 326-4646, ext. 230 Report no. C18011729     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 78-year-old Hilo man with sexual offenses in connection with an incident reported on Wednesday (April 25), in the South Kohala District […]

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04-26-18 Missing person: Julie Kobayashi

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hāmākua Patrol Sergeant Peter Fernandez Phone: (808) 775-7533 Report No. C18011815     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Hāmākua woman who was reported missing. 33-year-old Julie Kobayashi was last seen in Honokaa on April 19, 2018 at […]

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04-26-18 Missing teen: Kalia-Rose Batalona

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Royce Serrao Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18004648     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing. Kalia-Rose Batalona was last seen in Hilo on Thursday (February 12), at about […]

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04-26-18 Officer of the Month of March: Daniel Tam

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club has honored Officer Daniel Tam as the March “Officer of the Month.” Officer Tam, (a 4-year veteran), was selected based upon his remarkable diligence in performing […]

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04-25-18 Kaʻū men wanted for outstanding warrants and questioning

Hawaiʻi Police Department Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Kaʻū District Phone: (808) 939-2520     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two men wanted on multiple warrants and questioning regarding thefts and burglaries. Police are looking for Christopher “Whitey” Wright, a 56-year-old […]

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04-24-18 Puna search warrant leads to drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253 Report no. C18011501     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police served a search warrant at a Puna home where drug dealing was suspected for the second time this year. Yesterday (April 23), just before noon, Vice […]

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04-24-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of April 16, through April 22, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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04-23-18 Kaʻū theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Kaʻū District Phone: 939-2520 Report no. C18004819     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person(s) involved in taking the rock bags placed around an asphalt pile near Highway 11 by the 56-mile marker on February 13, 2018. The […]

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04-23-18 Puna man charged with nine sexual offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Lieutenant Lucille Melemai Phone: 961-2254 Report No. C18010937     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release A 37-year-old Puna man was charged on Friday (April 20) with nine sexual offenses in connection with a sexual assault reported in Hilo on Tuesday afternoon (April 17). Police […]

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04-23-18 Puna men wanted for outstanding warrants and questioning

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252            ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating three Puna men who are wanted for outstanding bench warrants and for questioning in connection with numerous other crimes. […]

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04-08-18 Puna murder-suicide

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report No. C18009982     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the death of a man and woman at an upper Puna residence. At approximately 3:25 p.m. this afternoon (April 8), police responded to a home in the Pacific Paradise Gardens […]

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04-04-18 Hilo woman charged with numerous offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C18009358     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Hilo woman with several criminal offenses in connection with a vehicle pursuit that took place in Hilo on Monday (April 2). At 12:07 […]

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04-04-18 Missing teen: Layne Tomlinson

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18003923      ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Puna boy who was reported missing. Layne Tomlinson is described as 5-feet-4-inches, 115 pounds, with short brown hair. Police ask anyone […]

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03-07-18 Ocean View shooting incident (update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18006804       Media Release Hawaiʻi Police have charged the suspect involved in the shooting incident in Ocean View. This afternoon, at 12:30 p.m., 64-year-old Albert Walter Todd III was charged for one count each […]

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03-07-18 Ocean View shooting incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18006804     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Police are investigating an incident that took place in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates at residences in the 92-2100 block of Aloha Boulevard. On […]

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02-13-18 Wanted person located: Anthony Louis Gover

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have apprehended and charged a 58-year-old man who was wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest for violating conditions of his release. At 3:20 p.m. this afternoon (February […]

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02-12-18 Orchidland murder victim identified

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report no.: C17035605     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the charred remains found within a burnt vehicle this past Christmas day as that of 67-year-old Douglas Vernon Don of Kalapana.  This identification was made via DNA. At approximately 10:00 […]

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02-12-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of February 5, through February 11, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the […]

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02-12-18 Wanted person located: Kuoio Kukua (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 326-4646 Report No. C18004478       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located a Kona man who was wanted for outstanding warrants. At 6:20 p.m., Sunday evening, (February 11), 26-year-old Kuoio Kukua, was arrested without incident in Kona. The Hawaiʻi […]

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02-06-18 South Point drowning

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻu District Captain Kenneth Quiocho (808) 939-2520 Report no. C18003834       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating the death of a 23-year old male Peruvian National who died in the waters off of South Point Landing. Hawaiʻi Island Police received an E-911 call concerning two distressed swimmers off of […]

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02-06-18 Wanted persons: Sloan K. Deleon and JennyLee L. Rego

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Special Enforcement Unit Officer Shane Davis (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18003799       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for 26-year-old Sloan K. Deleon. He is wanted on six bench warrants totaling $300,000.00. He is described as, 5’6” tall, 180 pounds […]

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12-25-17 Orchidland murder

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: 961-2251 Report no.: C17035605       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a suspicious death after a body, burnt beyond recognition, was found within a truck in a remote Puna subdivision. At approximately 10:00 a.m. Monday morning (December 25), police and […]

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12-22-17 Body found along Puna coastline identified

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C17033762     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found on December 5th along the Kalapana coastline in Puna. The victim was identified by dental records as 61 year-old Michael Clay Hughes who had no permanent address. […]

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12-22-17 Puna home invasion

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: 961-2252 Report No.: C17035033       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a home invasion that occurred in Puna on Monday evening (December 18). At 11:31 p.m. police responded to a Kahukai Street address in the Leilani Estates Subdivision for a […]

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