Two Ka‘ū Residents Wanted on Warrants

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with locating two Ka‘ū residents who are wanted on outstanding warrants.

Thirty-one-year-old Valerie Sanchez of Ocean View is wanted on three bench warrants for criminal contempt of court. She is also being sought for questioning in connection with other criminal incidents. Sanchez is described as being of Puerto Rican descent, 5-feet-6-inches tall, 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Wade Baji Jr. is a 37-year-old Nā‘ālehu man who is wanted on two bench warrants for criminal contempt of court and a warrant of arrest for violating probation. He is also being sought for questioning in connection with a trespassing incident. Baji is described as being of Hawaiian descent, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 270 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone who may have information about their whereabouts is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Officer James Lorenzo, of the Ka‘ū Patrol Division at (808) 939-2520 or email at James.Lorenzo@hawaiicounty.gov.

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