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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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04-20-18 North Hilo traffic fatality victim identified (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Acting Sergeant Casey Cabral Phone: (808) 961-2329 Report No. C18011006       Media Release (Update) Police have identified the man who died following a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday, (April 18), in Laupāhoehoe, near the 25-mile marker in the North Hilo District. He has been identified as 40-year-old […]

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04-20-18 Kona man charged with several break-ins

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Captain Chad Basque Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 263 Report No. C18010962         ” 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 19-year old Kona man with a variety of offenses after police determined that he was involved in several break-ins […]

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04-19-18 Spoofing scam

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police want to make the public aware of a “Spoofing Scam” currently being operated on the island. By definition, “Spoofing” is receiving a call from the (808) area code to make you think it […]

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04-19-18 Laupahoehoe traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18011006     Media Release An adult man died following a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, (April 18), in Laupahoehoe. His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family. Responding to a 1:38 p.m. call, police determined that […]

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04-17-18 Puna drowning victim tentatively identified ( Update 1 name correction)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                  Puna District, Area II                                                                            Captain Samuel Jelsma   Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18010786     Media Release (Update 1 name correction)                                          Hawaiʻi Island police have tentatively identified the fugitive who was swept into the ocean off the Puna coastline and presumably drowned following his attempt to […]

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04-17-18 Puna drowning victim tentatively identified (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                  Puna District, Area II                                                                            Captain Samuel Jelsma   Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18010786     Media Release (Update)                                          Hawaiʻi Island police have tentatively identified the fugitive who was swept into the ocean off the Puna coastline and presumably drowned following his attempt to elude capture by […]

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04-17-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of April 9, through April 15, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 26 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of […]

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04-16-18 Puna coastline incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                          Criminal Investigations Division                                                    Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18010786     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an incident in which a man appears to have died in the ocean off the Puna coastline. At approximately 1:05 p.m., this afternoon, (April 16), police responded to […]

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04-16-18 Wanted person: Kaimanu K. Medeiros-Dancel

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū District, Area II Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C18008024/KU     ” 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 20-year-old male from Ocean View who is wanted for questioning in an auto […]

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04-13-18 HISSPA Officer of the Quarter: Officer Severo Ines Jr.

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala District, Area II Lieutenant Jeremie Evangelista Phone: (808) 887-3080   ” 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 Island Security and Safety Professionals Association, (HISSPA), has recognized Officer Severo Ines Jr. as their Officer of the Quarter for his life-saving actions during a welfare investigation. On, […]

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04-13-18 Missing person located: Jan Shon Liao (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18010424     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police report that Jan Shon Liao who was reported as missing has been located in good condition.

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04-13-18 Missing person: Jan Shon Liao

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18010424   ” 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 Pāhoa woman who was reported missing. 63-year-old Jan Shon Liao was last seen at about […]

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04-12-18 Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is letting drivers know that April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Hawai’i Police Department officers are focusing on enforcing violations for the use of electronic devices while operating a vehicle. Driving while you are […]

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04-12-18 Missing person: Keoni Brian Paulino

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                     Criminal Investigation Section, Area I                                                                                  Lieutenant Miles Chong                                                                                             Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17033723   ” 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 24-year-old Puna man who was reported missing in (December 2017). Keoni […]

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04-12-18 Missing person: Kolby Figueroa Sr.

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18010204   ” 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 26-year-old Pepe‘ekeo man who was reported missing. Kolby Figueroa Sr. is described as 5-feet-7-inches, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown […]

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04-11-18 Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Torch Lighting

Hawaiʻi Police Department Administration Sergeant Jason Grouns Phone: (808) 961-2269   ” 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 special flame will help light the journey for Special Olympics Hawai’i athletes participating in this year’s State Summer Games. Yesterday morning, (April 10), members of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, the Honolulu Police Department, […]

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04-11-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of April 2, through April 8, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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04-10-18 Murder-Suicide (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18009982     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the male and female found dead at a home in Mt. View on Sunday, (April 8), as 54-year-old Jolene-Rae K. Kapua-Allison and 50-year-old Christopher R. Kapua-Allison, a police officer with […]

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04-09-18 Missing person: Logan Whitfield

Hawaiʻi Police Department                      Puna Patrol, Area I                                                            Sergeant Bryan Tina                                                    Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18010008   ” 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 31-year-old male visitor from Canada reported as missing. Logan Whitfield is described as 5-feet-10-inches, 180 […]

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04-09-18 Missing teen: India Alyse Edmonds

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Joshua Gouveia Phone: (808) 961-2213 (or 326-4646, ext. 253) Report No. C18008083   ” 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 Puna girl who was reported missing. India Alyse Edmonds was last seen at her Pāhoa […]

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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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04-06-18 Hilo store theft (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Sheldon Adviento Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18007848   ” 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 the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from […]

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04-05-18 Impersonating a police officer

Hawai’i Police Department North Hilo Patrol, Area I Sergeant Dayne Bolos Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18009306     Media Release At approximately 11:10 p.m., on Sunday, (April 1), Hawai’i Island police received a report of two males impersonating a police officer on Highway 19 near the 21-mile marker near Maulua Gulch. A driver had […]

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04-05-18 Missing teen: Layne Tomlinson

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lt. 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 reported as missing. Layne Tomlinson is described as 5-feet-4-inches, 115 pounds, with short brown hair. Police ask anyone […]

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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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04-02-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of March 26, through April 1, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of […]

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04-02-18 Church burglary suspect charged

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17021738   ” 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 Honomū man in connection with a burglary at a church. In the early morning hours on, (August 7, 2017), police were called […]

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04-02-18 Rainbow Falls drowning

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. C18009203       Media Release Big Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found floating in the area of Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Saturday, (March 31). The Hawaiʻi Fire Department helicopter and rescue personnel […]

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03-29-18 Kailua-Kona drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Operations, Area II Major R. Wagner Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 249 Report No. C18008900   ” 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 On, (March 28), at approximately 9:00 a.m., Area II Vice officers, and Special Enforcement Unit officers executed a search warrant at an apartment complex off of Manawalea […]

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03-28-18 Wanted person located: Tomasz Mieczkowski

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Pedro Cacho Jr. Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18008771     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police report that Tomasz Mieczkowski turned himself into the Kona Police Station on, (March 27). The police department would like to thank the public for their support and assistance.

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03-27-18 Wanted person located: Jayse Polaris Lee

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                           Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18008821   ” 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 41-year-old Jayse Polaris Lee Sr. who was wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest for violating parole and for […]

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03-27-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of March 19, through March 25, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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03-27-18 St. Joseph’s Easter traffic advisory

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release In observance of the 2018 Easter season activities at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hilo, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapiʻolani Street. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the Puna or southeasterly direction […]

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03-27-18 Hilo drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area I Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: (808) 961-2253 Report No. C18008559/HL   ” 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 executed a search warrant at a Hilo address and recovered a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine and several guns over the weekend. On Saturday, […]

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03-23-18 South Kohala equipment theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala Patrol, Area II Officer Edward Lewis Phone: (808) 887-3080 Report No. C18008442       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the theft of Tree Service Equipment. At 7:45 a.m., Friday, (March 23), police responded to a report of a theft from a storage container located in the base […]

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03-22-18 Officer of the Month of February: Christopher Jelsma

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 Chris Jelsma as the February “Officer of the Month.” Officer Jelsma, (a 6-year veteran), was selected based on his dedication to duty and […]

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03-21-18 Kau drowning

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū District, Area II Captain Kenneth Quiocho Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C18008278     Media Release A 54-year-old Nāʻālehu man is the victim of drowning off of Kahakahakea Point in Kaʻū, on (March 21). Police are investigating the accidental death of Duane A. Breithaupt of Nāʻālehu after he fell into the […]

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03-21-18 Wanted person: Jayse Polaris Lee

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                           Criminal Investigations Division, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18004246   ” 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 with locating a 40-year-old man who is wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest for violating […]

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03-21-18 Merrie Monarch Festival Traffic Advisory

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226       Media Release In conjunction with the 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.  Traffic will be allowed to flow in the makai, or northerly, direction on Kalanikoa Street […]

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03-20-18 Hilo arson case

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lt. William H. Derr Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18003176       Media Release The Hawai’i Police Department is investigating an arson case that occurred on Tuesday evening (January 30), in Hilo at Kalaniana’ole Avenue near the Carlsmith Beach Park (four miles). At approximately 6:45 p.m., […]

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03-20-18 Annual Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Awards

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 of East Hawaiʻi presented their Annual Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Awards last night, Monday, (March 19). Honorees are Police Officer Conrad Bidal and […]

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03-20-18 Missing person: Trilyn Saladier

Hawaii Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Sheldon Adviento Phone: (808) 961-2213 (or 326-4646, ext. 253) Report No. C18001367   ” 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 Hilo girl who was reported missing. Trilyn Saladier was last seen at her Hilo residence […]

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03-19-18 Hilo man arrested for assault

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18007904   ” 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 24-year-old Hilo man for an assault after allegedly setting another man on fire. Investigators learned that this incident occurred Friday afternoon, […]

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03-19-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of March 12, through March 18, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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03-19-18 Pahoa man indicted for attempted murder (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17035069   Media Release (Update)  A 33-year-old Pāhoa man was arrested in Honolulu after he was indicted by a grand jury for attempted murder and other offenses in connection with the, (December 19), hostage incident in Puna. At about […]

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03-19-18 Wanted person: Tomasz Mieczkowski

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Pedro Cacho Jr. Phone: (808) 747-3061   ” 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 Tomasz Mieczkowski, a 38-year-old who resides in the Kona district. He is wanted on a […]

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03-19-18 Hilo man charged in stabbing incident (correction)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18007937   ” 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 man in connection with a stabbing incident in Hilo. At 8:42 p.m., Saturday evening, (March 17), police responded to Keawe […]

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03-19-18 Missing person: Michael Bigger

Hawaiʻi Police Department         South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Denapoli Fui                                                                                 Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18007997   ” 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 Hawai’i Island police are searching for a 46-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing. Michael Bigger was last heard from on Sunday,(March 18), at […]

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03-19-18 Pahoa traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18007796     Media Release A 15-old Keaʻau girl died following a single motorcycle crash Thursday evening, (March 15), in Pāhoa. Responding to a 5:53 p.m., call, police determined that a 2013 Honda dual sports motorcycle was traveling northbound on Government […]

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03-16-18 Traffic Advisory: St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section                            Program Director Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release To accommodate parishioners attending the “St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration” there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapi‘olani Street. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the Puna, or southeasterly, direction on Kapi‘olani […]

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03-16-18 Reckless endangering arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū District, Area II Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C18007670   ” 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 An Ocean View man was arrested and charged yesterday, (March 15), for an array of firearms offenses. Hawaiʻi Island police report that Federico Tacderan of Ocean […]

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03-15-18 St. Patrick’s Day safe driving tips

Hawai’i Police Department Traffic Services Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone:  (808) 961-2305     Media Release The Hawai’i Police Department is reminding the public that “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” and urges the community to follow these safety precautions: Designate a sober driver or have an alternate transportation plan before the party begins. If you […]

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03-15-18 Missing evidence

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release In October 2017, both criminal and administrative investigations were initiated after it was discovered that cocaine recovered as evidence in 2014, was found to be lighter than reported during its initial recovery. The discrepancy was discovered […]

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03-13-18- DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of March 5, through March 11, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 31 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far this […]

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03-13-18 North Kona traffic fatality

Hawai’i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646. ext. 229 Report No. C18007520       Media Release A 41-year-old Holualoa woman died following a three-vehicle crash Monday evening, (March 12), in North Kona near the 83-mile marker of the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway. Responding to a 10:39 p.m. […]

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03-12-18 Man charged with family abuse

  Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.230 Report No. C18007215   ” 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 detectives have charged a suspect with Abuse of Family or Household Member and First Degree Assault stemming from a domestic-related incident […]

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03-09-18 Kealakehe High School drug incident (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Patrol, Area II Officer Mike Thompson Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18007099     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police responded to Kealakehe High School at yesterday, (March 8), on the report of a female juvenile being transported to the Kona Hospital by Medics after ingesting a brownie, passing out and […]

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03-09-18 Officer of the Month for March: Officer Robin Crusat

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police 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 Kona Crime Prevention Committee has named Officer Robin Crusat as the March, Officer of the Month. Officer Crusat, affectionately known as ‘Uncle Robin,’ is a member of the […]

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03-09-18 Wanted person located: Keanu Kupihea (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant William Derr Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17025898     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located 24-year-old Keanu Kupihea of Hilo, who is wanted on a bench warrant. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with an unrelated Forgery case.  

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03-08-18 Kealakehe High School drug incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Patrol, Area II Officer Mike Thompson Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18007099     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police responded to Kealakehe High School at 12:15 p.m., today, (March 8), on the report of a female juvenile being transported to the Kona Hospital by Medics after ingesting a brownie, passing out […]

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03-08-18 Coffee with a Cop

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Community Policing Section, Area II Sergeant Roylen Valera Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 259   ” 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 Community Policing Section invites the public to join them for a Coffee With A Cop event which will be held at the McDonald’s […]

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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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03-05-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of February 26, through March 4, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far this […]

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03-05-18 South Kohala Coroner’s Inquest Investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C17020411        Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police continue to investigate the death of a three-year-old which occurred in the South Kohala district. On (July 25, 2017), at 7:18 p.m., police, along with Hawaiʻi Fire […]

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03-05-18 Wanted person: Keanu Kupihea

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant William Derr Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17025898   ” 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 24-year-old Hilo man by the name of Keanu Kupihea. Kupihea is wanted on a bench warrant. He is also wanted […]

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03-02-18 Hawaii isle police activity league boxing season

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Community Policing Section, Area II Sergeant  Roylen Valera Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 259       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department – HawaiʻI Isle Police Activities League, (HI-PAL), announces the opening of their boxing season with the first event on Saturday, (March 24), at the Kealakehe High School Gymnasium at […]

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03-01-18 Kona pedestrian fatality identified (Update)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Officer Justin Hooser Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. C18006301     Media Release (Update) A 50-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a single-vehicle crash this morning, (March 1), on Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway at the intersection of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Kailua-Kona.    He has been identified as Peter […]

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03-01-18 Drowning victim identified (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. C18002841       Media Release (Update) Hawaii Island police have confirmed the identity of a body that was found in the Wailuku River on (February 25), as 28-year-old Kelly Mrowinski, of Chicago. Mrowinski and a male co-worker […]

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03-01-18 Kona pedestrian fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Officer Justin Hooser Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. C18006301     Media Release A 50-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning, (March 1), on Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway at the intersection of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Kailua-Kona.    He has not been positively identified at […]

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03-01-18 HPD promotion: Assistant Chief James O’Connor

Hawai’i Police Department Office of the Chief Chief of Police 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 On Friday, (February 16), Police Major James O’Connor was promoted to Assistant Police Chief and assigned to the Area II Operations Bureau. Assistant Chief O’Connor began his career […]

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02-28-18 Wanted person: Marco Castro

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18005402   ” 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 requesting the public’s assistance in locating a Hilo man wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest, as well as questioning in connection with […]

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02-28-18 Wanted person located: Jason Bradberry (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 326-4646 Report No. C18006121      Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located a Kona man who was wanted for outstanding warrants. At 10:30 p.m., Tuesday morning, (February 27), 42-year-old Jason Bradberry was arrested without incident in Ocean View. The Hawaiʻi […]

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02-27-18 HIPAL Pahala basketball tournament results

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻu District, Area II Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho 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 recently hosted a “Three-on-Three” Basketball Tournament in Pāhala on, (February 9), at the Pāhala Gym. Ten teams and 35 children between the ages of 5 and […]

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02-27-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of February 19, through February 25, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far this […]

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02-26-18 Missing person located: Erich Goobody (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Juergen Canda Phone: (808) 935-3311   Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police report that Erich Goobody who was reported as missing has been located. He was found in Hilo in good condition.  

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02-26-18 Wanted person: Saul Keoni Fukunaga

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I 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 Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Keaʻau man wanted for an outstanding warrant. Saul Keoni Fukunaga is about 5-feet-5-inches, weighing about 130 […]

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02-26-18 Missing person: Erich Goobody

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Juergen Canda Phone: (808) 935-3311   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an elderly male who is in need of treatment and medication. Erich Goobody wandered off from his caregiver facility at 35th Avenue in Orchidland. He is 71-years of […]

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02-26-18 Body found in Wailuku River

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. C18005821       Media Release Big Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found floating in the Wailuku River in Hilo on Saturday, (February 24)). The Hawaiʻi Fire Department helicopter and rescue personnel located the […]

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02-23-18 Pahoa man charged in police officer shooting (Update 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                          Criminal Investigation Division, Area I                   Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18005566       Media Release (Update 2) Hawaiʻi Island police have charged the Pāhoa man arrested yesterday, (February 22), for several offenses in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Puna. At 10:22 […]

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02-23-18 Pahoa traffic fatality identified (Update)

  Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18005442     Media Release (Update) An adult female pedestrian died following a vehicle/pedestrian crash Tuesday night, (February 20), in Pāhoa. She has been identified as 38-year-old Suzanne Hoverson from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to […]

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02-23-18 Missing person located: Naomi Glimane (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18005589     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located a 37-year-old Mt. View woman who was reported missing Thursday morning, (February 22). Naomi Glimane was located in Keaʻau Thursday evening in good health.  

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02-23-18 State Highway owned backhoe theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department  Puna Patrol, Area I                                Sergeant Sandor Finkey                                                                                                                    Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C17033709   ” 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 the public for any information related to the theft of a State Highway owned backhoe from […]

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02-23-18 Officer of the Month for January 2018: Officer Tristin Allen

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 Officer Tristin Allen, has been selected as the Aloha Exchange Club’s January Officer of the Month. On (December 19, 2017), at approximately 5:50 a.m., Officer Allen, and other Puna patrol […]

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02-22-18 Arrest made in domestic violence investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. C17031349   ” 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 38-year-old Big Island man in connection with two separate domestic violence-related incidents. Teodolfo Kaleo Pascubillo was arrested by […]

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02-22-18 Missing person: Naomi Glimane

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Juergen Canda Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18005559   ” 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 requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing camper on the Puna coastline or Hawaiian Paradise Park. Naomi Glimane, who is 37-years-old, was camping […]

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02-22-18 Attempted murder suspect identified: Albert Pu’u (Update 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                          Criminal Investigation Division, Area I                Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18005566   ” 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 (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the Pāhoa man who was arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Puna. At 7:00 […]

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02-22-18 Officer shot in Puna investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                           Criminal Investigation Division, Area I                   Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18005566   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an attempted murder after a police officer was shot in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in lower Puna. At 10:22 p.m., Wednesday evening, (February 21), officers were called […]

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02-21-18 Pahoa traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18005442     Media Release An adult female pedestrian died following a vehicle/pedestrian crash Tuesday night, (February 20), in Pāhoa. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of her family. Responding to a 9:40 p.m. call, police determined […]

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02-21-18 Puna school shooting threat

Hawaiʻi Police Department                     Puna Patrol, Area I                                                              Captain Samuel Jelsma                                     Phone:  (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18005353      Media Release                               In response to social media posts on, (January 29), which were brought to school official’s attention yesterday, (February 20), police were summoned to the Pāhoa High […]

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02-20-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of February 12, through February 18, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. Two of the […]

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02-20-18 Kona weather fatality

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Patrol, Area II Lieutenant William Gary Souther Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 253 Report No. C18005229     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police responded to a reported coroners inquest on Monday, (February 19), at about 6:30 a.m.,  in the Hōlualoa area. Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of a 74-year-old man who […]

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