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‘Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted’ Airs New Episode

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Three men wanted for questioning for robbery, reckless endangering, and driving a stolen vehicle highlight the most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted.” The episode will begin airing on Friday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m. and will also air on Sunday at 5 p.m. on Na Leo O Hawai’i Community Television channel 54.

In the episode, the Hawai’i Police Department asks the public’s help in locating the three wanted men.

Albert Espaniola Jr., 36, is wanted for contempt of court. He is also wanted for questioning in a reckless endangering case. Police describe Espaniola as 5-foot-8 and 170 pounds. He has hazel eyes and brown hair. Authorities say his last known address was in Hilo.

Twenty-eight-year-old Aaron Raymond Castro will also be featured on the show. Castro is wanted for questing in a robbery. He is described as 5-foot-6 and 115 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Police say his last known address was in in Hilo.


The public’s help is also being requested to locate 47-year-old Peter Everett Fuerte. He is wanted on two $10,000 bench warrants for contempt of court. In additionm Fuerte is wanted for questioning in an investigation of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. Police described him as 5-foot-8 and say he weighs 200 pounds. Fuertes is bald and has a beard. He also has numerous tattoos on his arms and body. Authorities say he may be in Ka’u.

Anyone who has information regarding the location of any of the wanted men featured are advised to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or the Big Island Crimer Stoppers number at 961-8300.

Crime Stoppers does not record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.


“Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted,” inspired by the national TV show “American’s Most Wanted,” is a project of Crime Stoppers Hilo, Inc. Crime Stoppers ia partnership of the business community, the media, and police.

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