Hawaiʻi Police Department
Administrative Services Bureau
Major Samuel Thomas
The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 22-year-old man wanted in a murder investigation, a 51-year-old man wanted on a bench warrant related to drug charges, and an 18-year-old man wanted for a robbery at a beach park.
The new episode began airing Friday.
In it, police ask for help in locating 22-year-old Boaz David Johnson. His girlfriend’s body was found in the ocean off the Kalapana coast on May 28. The medical examiner ruled that the 25-year-old woman, Brittany Jane Royal, died from strangulation. Johnson is described as Caucasian, about 5-foot-7, about 150 pounds with a slim build and a fair complexion. He was last seen unshaven and with medium-length brown hair. He has a tattoo of the upper body of a horse near the right side of his abdomen. He is considered dangerous.
The television program also asks for help in locating a 51-year-old Arthur Clayton of Keaʻau, who is wanted on a $40,000 bench warrant related to drug charges. He is also wanted for questioning in a theft investigation. He is described as 5-foot-5, 180 pounds with brown eyes and a bald or shaved head. He has a tattoo of a lion on his right shoulder.
In this latest edition of “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted,” Officer Patrick Menino also asks for help in locating an 18-year-old man wanted on a Grand Jury indictment related to a robbery at Kolekole Beach Park on February 6. Tyler Taylor is described as 5-foot-6, 150 pounds with short black hair. He has no permanent address but frequents the Puna District.
Police ask that anyone with information about any of these men call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential. Crime Stoppers does not tape record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.
“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.