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Man wanted by police 11-13-07

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigation Section
Lieutenant Randall Medeiros
Phone: 961-2252
November 13, 2007
Report No. C07036374

David Scott Paulino
wanted by police for questioning

Media Release

Big Island police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a 44 year-old man in connection with a home invasion extortion attempt at a Downtown Hilo apartment building. Officers responding to the reported burglary Saturday morning (November 10, 2007) determined that a 48 year-old male was confronted within his apartment by an intruder known to him. The victim is said to have been held against his will, assaulted and threatened while within the apartment. Part of the threats involved an extortion attempt by the suspect.

Police are seeking 44 year-old David Scott Paulino, also known as “Scotty” for questioning in connection with this investigation. He is described as a local male 5’4″ tall, 145 pounds, stocky build, brown hair and hazel eyes.

Police ask anyone with any information regarding Paulino’s whereabouts to contact Detective Robert Hatton of the Department’s Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2380 or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.