HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EAST HAWAII CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE RICHARD J. SHERLOCK
FEBRUARY 8, 2005
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
Big Island police have renewed their request for the public’s help in locating a 19-year-old boy reported missing after visiting a relative in Hana Kulana Camp at Ookala in the North Hilo District.
The Kapehu Camp resident, missing since October 29, 2004, was identified as Ryan Sturgis. Sturgis is described as a Caucasian, being 6-foot-2 or 6-foot-3 in height and weighing from 280 to 290 pounds.
Family members have expressed concern because Sturgis has a medical problem that may require medical treatment when found.
Police said the boy may have been seen in the areas of Hilo and Puna.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detective Richard Sherlock of the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2379 or the police non-emergency telephone number at 935-3311.
Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stopper information is kept strictly confidential.
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