Wanted Kaua‘i man found on Maui
A Kapa‘a man wanted in connection with a drug investigation was arrested on Maui.
Michael Sears, 42, was sought by Kaua‘i Police Department on a $250,000 warrant. With help from Maui police and the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, Sears was taken into custody on Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Olowalu Beach.
Sears was arrested for the offense of second-degree promotion of a dangerous drug. He has since been transported to the Kaua‘i Community Correctional Center where he currently remains as he is unable to post bail.
No injuries were reported during the operation.
Kennison Nagahisa, Acting Captain of KPD’s Investigative Services Bureau, expressed his gratitude to the Maui Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service. Acknowledging the pivotal role played by partnering agencies, Captain Nagahisa emphasized, “This kind of operation is only possible with the assistance and collaboration of multiple agencies, and we thank our partners for their integral support in ensuring the community’s safety and bringing the fugitive to justice.”
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to call KPD Dispatch at 808-241-1711. Those wishing to remain anonymous can provide information by calling Crime Stoppers Kauaʻi at 808-246-8300, submitting a tip at cskauai.org, or through the Crime Stoppers Kauaʻi P3 Tips Mobile App.