4-07-22 Investigation Continues for Missing Puna Man

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigation Section – Area I
Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins
Phone: (808) 961-2252
Report No.: 21-052465

Media Release

Hawai’i Island Police detectives are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 53-year old Joseph David Smithey, of Mountain View. He has not been seen or heard from by his family and friends since late May 2021.

Smithey is described as, 6-feet tall, 160 pounds, fair complexion, with red and gray hair, and blue eyes.

Police ask anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Smithey to call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Detective John Balberde of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2386 or email John.Balberde@hawaiicounty.gov

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