Authorities Request Help Locating Wanted Man

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with locating a 26-year-old Kaʻū man who is wanted on several outstanding bench warrants, and for questioning in connection with other criminal investigations.

Louis Sanchez is described as 5-foot-6-inches tall and 150 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. He is known to frequent the area of South Kona and the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision. 

Anyone with information on Sanchez’s whereabouts is encouraged to contact Detective Donovan Kohara at (808) 326-4646, ext. 238; or via email at  They may also contact the Hawaii Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

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.

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