Search continues for mother, grandmother wanted for questioning in custodial interference investigation

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From left: Colleen Lasham, Tara Lasham and Solenne Grimes. Photo Courtesy: Hawai‘i Police Department

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 67-year-old Colleen Lasham, and her daughter, 39-year-old Tara Lasham, both of Kailua-Kona, who are wanted for questioning relative to a custodial interference investigation.

Colleen and Tara may be in the company of Tara’s 6-year-old daughter, Solenne Grimes. Tara Lasham is wanted on an arrest warrant and for questioning in the same custodial interference investigation. Since last October, police have issued several requests to the public to be on the lookout for the Tara and her daughter.

All three were last seen on July 27, 2022, in Ocean View.

Colleen Lasham is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 120 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Colleen may be operating a 2022 Black BMW bearing Hawaii plate ZKM389 or a 2018 Orange Toyota Tacoma bearing Hawaii plate ZFX062. 

Colleen is known to frequent north and south Kona, Ka‘ū, and Hilo.

Tara Lasham is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 130 pounds, with blue eyes and blonde hair. She is known to frequent both the north and south Kona areas.

Solenne Grimes is described as 3 feet 5 inches tall, 35 pounds, with blue eyes and blonde hair.


Police ask anyone with information on the whereabouts of either Colleen or Tasha Lasham to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311 or contact Officer Jeremiah Hull by phone at 808-326-4646, ext. 302, or by email at [email protected].

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 808-961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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