News

HPD Asks for Help Identifying Counterfeiter

June 8, 2016, 10:19 AM HST
* Updated June 8, 10:21 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

aHawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with passing counterfeit money at a Hilo store.

On May 27, 2016, a man in his mid-40s purchased items from a Hilo Store using counterfeit money. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

The man is described as Caucasian, 6-feet tall with a thin build and sandy brown hair. He walks with a noticeable limp and has a large oblong scar on one of his calves.

Police ask anyone who knows the identity of the person in the photo to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Joshua Gouveia at 961-2213.

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. 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. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.