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Police find suspect wanted in Honolii stabbing


Big Island police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident near Honoliʻi Beach Park.

Michael Glendon

Michael Glendon

South Hilo patrol officers responded to a call for assistance at 11 a.m. today (October 17) and discovered that a 29-year-old Hilo man had sustained two injuries to his lower back in an altercation with an acquaintance on Kahoa Road fronting the Honoliʻi lookout area. Before police arrived, the injured man had been taken by private vehicle to Hilo Medical Center for treatment of his wounds, which don’t appear to be life threatening. He remains at the hospital in stable condition.

Police want to question 29-year-old Michael Glendon of Keaʻau. He is described as 5-foot-8, 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask that the public not approach him, as police have not recovered the weapon used in the incident.

Police ask than any witnesses to the altercation or anyone with information on Glendon’s whereabouts call Detective Reed Mahuna at 961-2384 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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.


Big Island police  have located 29-year-old Michael Glendon, who was wanted in connection with a stabbing incident near Honoliʻi Beach Park.

Glendon was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Monday (October 17) on suspicion of first-degree assault. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

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