LIHU’E — Kaua’i police are searching for three men who stopped two women
outside banks in Lihu’e and Kapa’a in March and questioned them while posing as
In one incident, one of the men approached a woman who
was in a vehicle parked outside a Lihu’e bank and asked her for information, a
police investigator said. The man then left.
On the same day, two men
approached an elderly woman who was a passenger in a vehicle parked outside a
bank in Kapa’a. Her relative had gone into the bank for a moment.
handed the elderly woman the business card of a former Kaua’i police officer
and told her to call them if she needed help, the police said.
The two men
left when the women’s relative came out of the bank and asked what they
Police said another man drove the two men away in a former police
vehicle, a four-door Ford Crown Victoria. The driver, police said, fit the
description of the man who questioned a woman outside the Lihu’e bank.
driver, police investigators said, is Portugese-Caucasian and is in his
mid-20s, stands 5 feet, 8 inches tall.
He has brown eyes, short, light
brown hair, a thick mustache and facial acne and scars.
The two other men
One stands 5 feet, 7 inches tall, has short black hair, a
mustache, a medium build and is in his 20s.
The other stands 5 feet, 6
inches tall, has short black hair and a slim build and is in his
The Asian men spoke Vietnamese or Chinese and English with a
All three men wore white short-sleeve dress shirts and
Kaua’i police said people should ask for proper
identification if approached by a police officer.
Anyone with information
on the three men is asked to call the Kaua’i police at 241-6730.