10-08-15 New episode of ‘Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted’ starts Friday

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Administrative Services Division
Major Samuel Thomas
Phone: 961-2265

Media Release

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights one man wanted for questioning in a robbery and another wanted on multiple warrants.

The new episode begins airing Friday (October 9).

In it, police ask for help in locating 25-year-old Logan Kahele Bishop of Nāʻālehu , who is wanted on a bench warrant for violating probation and for questioning in connection with a robbery in Ocean View on June 9. He is described as 5-foot-10, 160 pounds with dark brown hair and brown eyes.

The television program also asks for help in locating 37-year-old Jacob Kawaa Freebairn of Waimea, who is wanted on six bench warrants for contempt of court. He is described as 5-foot-5, 150 pounds with blue eyes and short graying light brown hair.

Police ask anyone with information about either of these men to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential. Crime Stoppers does not tape record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.

In this latest edition of “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted,” which was prerecorded, Officer Bryan Tina also asks for help in locating a 27-year-old Alihilani Joshua Stringert of Kealakekua, who was wanted for robbery. Stringert has since been located and charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, two counts of robbery and one count of theft.

“Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” is a project of Crime Stoppers Hilo, Inc., which is a partnership of the business community, the media and the police. It was inspired by the national TV show, “America’s Most Wanted.” The program airs on Na Leo O Hawaiʻi Community Television Channel 54 on Sundays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. It also airs intermittently on Channel 53.


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