Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Kohala District
Officer Denise Smith-Erickson
Hawaiʻi Island police are looking for a 36-year-old man wanted on a warrant and for questioning.
Chad Simmerman, who has no permanent address but frequents the South Kohala and Kona areas, is wanted on a bench warrant for contempt of court. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with violation of order and criminal property damage investigations.
He is described as about 5-foot-9, 145 pounds with brown eyes and light brown or blond shoulder-length hair.
Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts not to approach him but to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.