Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C12026526
Big Island police are looking for a 61-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing.
John W. Stephens Jr. has a medical condition that may require medication. He may be on Oahu.
He was last seen at a home on Pakalana Street in Hilo on Friday evening (September 28). He was wearing blue denim jeans and gray T-shirt.
He is described as Caucasian, about 5-foot-8, about 136 pounds, with thinning white hair, light eyes and a fair complexion. He has a scar across the top middle of his head and usually wears a baseball cap. He also uses reading glasses.
Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call Detective Wendell Carter at 961-2378 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Callers may also dial the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.