Kauai police looking for wanted fugitive, accused rapist

Kauai police looking for wanted fugitive, accused rapist
Taeza is wanted by police on a $50,000 bench warrant, as well as on a grand jury indictment for sexual assault.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police officials on Kauai say they are actively searching for a wanted fugitive and alleged sex offender.

Tristian Taeza — described as a 5-foot-9, 195 pound male — is wanted on a $50,000 bench warrant. He has also been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of first-degree sexual assault.

Police authorities say they believe he fled to Hilo sometime in September.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on either Kauai or Hawaii Island.

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