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Wanted man described as ‘armed and dangerous’

  • DAVID CORDEIRO

Police are asking for the public’s help with finding a Puna man they described as “armed and dangerous,” who is wanted in connection with a shooting incident Sept. 1 in Mountain View.

David B. Cordeiro is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and hair.

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According to police, officers received a Sept. 2 report of an incident from the day before in which Cordeiro was said to have fired multiple gunshots into the hood and windshield of a vehicle with two individuals inside.

No one was physically injured as a result of the shooting, police said.

According to court records, Cordeiro has a criminal record dating back to 2000, including felony convictions for terroristic threatening and domestic abuse of a minor younger than 14, and misdemeanor convictions for endangering the welfare of a minor and domestic abuse.

The Hilo Special Enforcement Unit formed a task force to apprehend Cordeiro. The public is advised not to approach him.

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Anyone who sees Cordeiro or might know his whereabouts is asked to call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300. If circumstances dictate, call 911.

In addition, Detective Aaron Carvalho of the Special Enforcement Unit can be reached via email at aaron.carvalho@hawaiicounty.gov.