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Boaz Johnson, Stabbing Suspect on ‘Most Wanted’ Show

September 9, 2013, 11:42 AM HST
* Updated September 9, 3:38 PM
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A 23-year-old man wanted in a perplexing murder case from Kalapana headlights the “Hawai`i Island’s Most Wanted” television program.

Boaz David Johnson is wanted in the strangulation death of his girlfriend, Brittany-Jane Royal, whose body was found May 28 in the ocean near where lava was entering the ocean off the coast of Puna.

Johnson is white, 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds.He has a tattoo of the upper body of a horse near the right side of his abdomen. Police said he is considered dangerous.

Mary Santos. HPD photo.

Mary Santos. HPD photo.

Also being sought is Mary Lolita Santos of Mountain View. The 40-year-old woman is wanted in connection with a burglary and domestic incident that took place in Kurtistown on Aug. 16, and also on a $5,000 bench warrant for a felony theft case.

Santos is 5-foot-2 and 147 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

The edition of the show includes a Kona man wanted following a stabbing at White Sands Beach in Kona on May 22, 2012.

Tommy Eugan Howard, 30, is African-American, 5-foot-7 and 145 pounds, with short back hair and brown eyes. He may be in Kailua-Kona or in Papaikou.

Tommy Howard. HPD photo.

Tommy Howard. HPD photo.

Howard also goes by the names Casino, Tommy Washington and Cesar Waltz, and may wear contact lenses to change his eye color. He has a tattoo of musical notes that runs from his left shoulder down along his left arm.

Howard is also wanted in the state of Washington for failing to register as a sex offender.

Anyone with information on these individuals can call the police department at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

“Hawai`i Islands’s Most Wanted is a project of Crime Stoppers, which is a partnership of the business community, media and police. Inspired by the national television show “America’s Most Wanted,” it runs on Na Leo O Hawaii Community Television Channel 54 on Sundays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 5:30p.m. It also airs intermittently on Channel 53.

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