9-09-21 Male Sought for Questioning in Kona Vandalism Investigation

Hawai‘i Police Department
Kona Community Policing Section
Sergeant M. Hardie
Phone: (808) 326-4646, Ext. 259
Report No.: 21-074640

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an individual wanted for questioning regarding a building being vandalized on Onipa’a Street in Kona on Monday, September 6, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

The suspect in the criminal property damage incident is described as being a Marshallese male in his late teens or early 20s, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 135 pounds, with a tattoo on his left upper chest. During the course of the incident he was shirtless and wearing a thin metal chain. When he left the scene he was wearing a black shirt, dark camouflage pattern shorts, and a red fanny pack.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call Officer Joel Furuto at (808) 326-4646, via email at joel.furuto@hawaiicounty.gov, or the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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