Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted 03-18-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Administrative Services
Major Paul Kealoha
Phone: 961-2247
March 18, 2010

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Image: Wilson-Silva mug shot Image: Rapozo mug shot Image: Rapozo back with tattoos Image: Kahele mug shot
Curtis Kalai Wilson-Silva John Patrick Rapozo Myra Kanoelani Kahele

Media Release

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a Kona man wanted for robbery, a Puna man wanted for assault, and a Kona woman wanted for questioning in burglary and drug cases.

The new episode begins airing Friday, March 19.

In it, police ask for the public’s help in locating 19-year-old Curtis Kalai Wilson-Silva, who is wanted for a midnight robbery on Ali’i Drive in Kona on February 2. He is described as part-Hawaiian, 6-foot-1, about 165 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

The television program also asks for the public’s help in locating 36-year-old John Patrick Rapozo of Puna, who is wanted for assault, unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and violating terms of bail for a burglary and weapons conviction. He is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He has numerous tattoos on his torso, arms, and neck.

In this edition of “Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted,” the host, Lieutenant Mitch Kanehailua, also asks for help in locating a 20-year-old Kona woman wanted for questioning in a burglary and a promoting a dangerous drug case. Myra Kanoelani Kahele is also wanted on two bench warrants for failure to appear in court. She is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-four, 165 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask that anyone with information about any of these wanted persons call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo and 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential. Crime Stoppers does not tape record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.

“Hawai’i 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 Hawai’i 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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    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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