Updated on March 6.
The Hawai`i Police Department has located the man wanted for questioning in a stolen vehicle investigation.
Matthew Elliot was being sought by police after the white Jeep he rented was recovered in the Banyan Drive area of Hilo.
Authorities investigating the matter learned that the recovered Jeep had a fraudulent plate on it.
Officers located the Canadian visitor and were able to interview him regarding the investigation.
Police later located and interviewed a female that provided additional information regarding the Jeep being stolen from the Honokaa area.
Police are still looking for two other Hilo men that are involved in the incident.
Updated at 5 p.m. on February 28.
The Hawai`i Police Department is looking for a Canadian man who was last seen February 26 in Waimea, operating a white Jeep Wrangler with a soft top.
According to HPD officials, the man is wanted for questioning in several criminal cases.
Matthew Elliot, who also goes by the name of Gregory Elliot and Pitbull, is described as 5-feet-10-inches and about 210 pounds. He reportedly has multiple tattoos, that include “RESPECT” on his right forearm, “GREG ELLIOT” over a dagger left upper arm, “Mickey Mouse Wizard” right upper arm, and “Minnie Mouse” right upper arm.
In addition to seeking Elliot police are looking for the man in the following photo:
Anyone with information on this request is asked to call Officer Lawrence Kobayashi of the South Hilo Patrol Division at 935-3311 or the anonymous reporters can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.
An image of Elliot was not immediately available.