Police seek missing Kona man


Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for information about a 57-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.

John Eckert was last seen on Jan. 13 in Kailua-Kona at approximately 6 p.m. He has a medical condition that may require medication.

He is described as Caucasian, 6-foot-2, 184 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Detective Shawn Tingle at 326-4646, extension 277. Detective Tingle may also be reached by email at stingle@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

 

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