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Police Seek Help Apprehending Suspects

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Police are asking for the public’s help locating suspects in several criminal cases dating back to 2010.

One is 47-year-old Rexford Milo, who is wanted for allegedly assaulting a 64-year-old Leilani Estates man in August 2010.

Police said Milo threatened the man with a shotgun and knocked him to the ground. He then allegedly tied the man up and stole cash, identification and credit cards before driving off in the victim’s pickup truck.

Milo is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-10 and 145 pounds.

Police said he may be in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates area, and should not be approached as he may be armed.

The victim’s pickup truck is still missing. It was described as a dark green, four-wheel-drive Toyota Tacoma model.

Also being sought is 30-year-old David Botelho, who is wanted on a $20,000 bench warrant in connection with a burglary, theft and credit-card investigation.

Botelho, a Honoka`a resident, is 5-foot-5 and 150 pounds, with short black hair and hazel eyes.

Police are asking for the public's help identifying this suspect. HPD photo.

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying this suspect. HPD photo.

Police are also looking to identify a suspect in a theft case involving an unauthorized ATM transaction that occurred in April 2010.

Surveillance video showed the suspect allegedly making illegal withdrawals.

Anyone with information of the wanted men can call the police department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

All three cases are included in the latest edition of “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted,” a television show produced by Crime Stoppers Hilo Inc., a partnership of the business community, media and police.

It airs on Na Leo O Hawaii Community Television Channel 54 on Sundays at 5 p.m., Fridays at 5:30 p.m. and intermittently on Channel 53.


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