Big Island Police Searching for Puna Man Wanted in Connection with Drugs and Theft

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 51-year-old Puna man wanted on a $40,000 bench warrant in connection with drug charges.

Arthur Clayton

Arthur Clayton

Arthur Clayton of Keaʻau is also wanted for questioning in connection with a theft investigation. He is described as 5-foot-5, 180 pounds with brown eyes and a bald or shaved head. He has a tattoo of a lion on his right shoulder.

Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer John Talich at 965-2716.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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