Big Island Police Catch One of Their Most Wanted

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 51-year-old Arthur Clayton of Keaʻau, who was wanted on a $40,000 bench warrant in connection with drug charges.

Arthur Clayton

Arthur Clayton

Clayton was arrested on the bench warrant Thursday (July 18). He was also charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and attempted unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

Clayton is being featured on the current episode of “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted,” which is airing this month on Na Leo O Hawaiʻi Community Television.

 

Most Recent Hawai’i Islands Most Wanted Crime Stoppers Television Program

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 22-year-old man wanted in a murder investigation, a 51-year-old man wanted on a bench warrant related to drug charges, and an 18-year-old man wanted for a robbery at a beach park.

The new episode began airing Friday.

In it, police ask for help in locating 22-year-old Boaz David Johnson.

New picture released

Boaz David Johnson

His girlfriend’s body was found in the ocean off the Kalapana coast on May 28. The medical examiner ruled that the 25-year-old woman, Brittany Jane Royal, died from strangulation. Johnson is described as Caucasian, about 5-foot-7, about 150 pounds with a slim build and a fair complexion. He was last seen unshaven and with medium-length brown hair. He has a tattoo of the upper body of a horse near the right side of his abdomen. He is considered dangerous.

The television program also asks for help in locating a 51-year-old Arthur Clayton of Keaʻau, who is wanted on a $40,000 bench warrant related to drug charges.

Arthur Clayton

Arthur Clayton

He is also wanted for questioning in 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.

In this latest edition of “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted,” Officer Patrick Menino also asks for help in locating an 18-year-old man wanted on a Grand Jury indictment related to a robbery at Kolekole Beach Park on February 6.

Tyler Kamanao Taylor

Tyler Kamanao Taylor

Tyler Taylor is described as 5-foot-6, 150 pounds with short black hair. He has no permanent address but frequents the Puna District.

Police ask that anyone with information about any of these men call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential. Crime Stoppers does not tape record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.

“Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” is a project of Crime Stoppers Hilo, Inc., which is a partnership of the business community, the media and the police. It was inspired by the national TV show, “America’s Most Wanted.” The program airs on Na Leo O Hawaiʻi Community Television Channel 54 on Sundays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. It also airs intermittently on Channel 53.

 

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.