Second kidnapping suspect arrested

  • NIKKI NASARIO
  • JOSHUA SOSA

Police have arrested a second suspect in an alleged kidnapping of a 31-year-old woman that took place Saturday in Puna.

Claude Vernon Carvalho, 32, was taken into custody at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Kahakai Boulevard address in Hawaiian Beaches. He was booked on suspicion of kidnapping and released pending further investigation but was charged with violating terms of release and contempt of court.

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Paul Alisa of Pahoa, 34, turned himself in Saturday at the Pahoa Police Station after police released a public bulletin about the incident. He was booked on suspicion of kidnapping and later released from custody pending further investigation.

Police are seeking the public’s help for leads on two remaining suspects, a man and a woman, considered armed and dangerous.

• Joshua Sosa, a 25-year-old Keaau man described as 5 foot 8 inches tall, 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

• Nikki Nasario, a 26-year-old Pahoa woman described as 5 foot 1 inch tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the suspects or has other information about the incident is asked to call the police nonemergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or Todd.Pataray@hawaiicounty.gov.

Those who prefer anonymity can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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