Big Island Police Searching for 47-Year-Old Man

Big Island police are searching for a 47-year-old man wanted on bench warrants for contempt of court and failure to appear in court. Franklin John Rivera Sr., who has no permanent address, is described as 5-foot-6, 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Franklin John Rivera Sr.

Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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.