Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Division, Area I
Captain Robert Wagner
Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 32-year-old Puna man wanted for three warrants.
Matthew Keoni Tilfas is wanted on a $1,000 bench warrant for contempt of court, a $150 bench warrant for failure to appear in court and a no-bail warrant for violating terms of supervised release.
He described as 5-foot-5, 160 pounds with short black hair, brown eyes and possibly a mustache and goatee. His last known address was in Hawaiian Acres. He is also known as “Matt” and “Jenning.”
He has several tattoos:
- Bugs Bunny on his back
- A large cross and the name “Keoni” on his upper left arm
- A series of triangles on his left forearm
- A rose and the name “Courtney” on his left inner forearm
- The name “TILFAS” on his abdomen
Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call 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.