HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EAST HAWAII CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
ACTING LIEUTENANT GREG ESTEBAN
AUGUST 6, 2004
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
Big Island police have renewed a request for the public’s help in finding a 29-year-old escapee from the Kulani Correctional Facility and have issued an updated photo of the escapee.
The escapee was identified as Joshua Abraham James Reed, who was discovered missing from the facility at 6 a.m. on Sunday (August 1, 2004).
Reed is described as being a Caucasian, being 5-foot-9 in height, weighing about 165 pounds and having green eyes and dirty blond hair. Police caution residents that the inmate was serving time for a sex offense and describe him as dangerous.
Anyone with information on Reed’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Richard Sherlock of the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2379 or the police non-emergency 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 Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.
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