Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo Patrol, Area I
Captain Gregory Esteban
Phone: (808) 961-2214
Report No. C18025000
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a 40-year-old Pāhoa man who escaped from a correctional facility in Hilo this morning.
Michael R.S. Blanco is described as 5-feet-nine-inches, weighing about 170 pounds., tan complexion, shaved head, and no facial hair at the time of the escape.
Blanco was last seen running in the south direction from the Hale Nani Correctional Center on Route 11 and was wearing a white shirt and blue shorts.
Police ask that anyone who sees Blanco call the police to report his whereabouts at (808) 935-3311