Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Kohala District
Captain Aimee Wana
Big Island police are looking for a 43-year-old man wanted on a bench warrant and for questioning.
Michael Torres, who has no permanent address, is wanted on a $20,000 bench warrant for violating probation. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with a drug case and an unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle case.
He is described as 5-foot-9, 300 pounds with brown eyes and black and gray hair.
Police alert the public not to contact or approach Torres. Instead, anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to 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.