KPD is asking for help with finding missing Lihue man

LIHUE – The Kauai Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Lihue man.

Ronald Stephen Bartel, 50, was last seen by a neighbor on the morning of April 5. Bartel is currently a student at the Kauai Community College and staff reported him missing after he failed to report to class. Friends are concerned for his welfare.

Bartel is six feet five inches tall and weighs roughly 250 pounds. He is bald with blue eyes and is of Caucasian descent.

Anyone with information on Bartel’s whereabouts is urged to call Det. Ray Takekawa at 241-1881, or KPD Dispatch, 241-1711.


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