Man sought on warrants, may be dangerous


Police are searching for a 35-year-old Hilo man they believe to be armed and dangerous.

Jacob Umemoto is wanted on bench warrants for contempt of court and failure to appear. He’s described as 6-feet tall, 165 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

Police urge the public to not attempt approaching him. Instead, anyone who sees him or knows his whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Sgt. James Correa at 961-2213. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

 

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