Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a 30-year-old Puna man who is wanted on a warrant for violating release on bail.

Joseph Paul Branco of Ainaloa, also known as JP Branco, is also wanted for questioning in an unrelated case. He is described as 5-foot-7, 140 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or [email protected].

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 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.

Joseph P. Branco

Joseph P. Branco