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UPDATE: HPD Seeks Laupāhoehoe Man for Traffic Offenses

March 7, 2017, 9:35 AM HST
* Updated April 14, 9:48 AM
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Jordan Kaneshiro. HPD photo.

UPDATE: April 14, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a 29-year-old Laupāhoehoe man wanted for outstanding warrants.

Acting on a tip from the public, on Wednesday afternoon, April 12, Puna patrol officers arrested Jordan Kaneshiro without incident at a residence in the Ainaloa subdivision in Pāhoa.

He was charged under these warrants for one count each of criminal first-degree property damage, resisting an order to stop and reckless driving.

Kaneshiro was released from custody after posting $36,000 bail and has an initial court appearance scheduled for May 9, 2017, in South Hilo District Court.

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Police appreciate all the information that was received via Crime Stoppers and encourage the community to continue calling in tips regarding wanted suspects. This case demonstrates that the Crime Stoppers program works well.

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With the Crime Stoppers program, 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.

PREVIOUS POST: March 7, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 29-year-old Laupāhoehoe man wanted for numerous traffic offenses.

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Jordan Kaneshiro is wanted for Resisting an Order to Stop and numerous other traffic offenses after he was observed by South Hilo Patrol Officers to be operating an older model blue-green Honda Accord on Bayfront Highway on Thursday morning, March 2.

Kaneshiro is also wanted for questioning in connection with an unrelated Criminal Property Damage and Resisting an Order to Stop investigation, failed to stop for officers.

He is described as Hawaiian, 6-foot, 275 pounds with black short hair, brown eyes and numerous tattoos on his face, including a spider web on the left side of his forehead, 96764 along his left side jaw, tattoos near his eyes and numerous tattoos on his arms and body.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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