Woman wanted in custodial interference investigation

  • Alexander Cortez

  • Marina Cortez

Big Island police are renewing their request for information regarding 30-year-old Marina Cortez of Puna, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant and for questioning relative to a custodial interference investigation.

Cortez is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair, according to the Hawaii Police Department. She is known to frequent the Puna and Hilo districts.

Cortez may be in the company of her 4-year-old son, Alexander Cortez, who is 3 feet, 3 inches tall, 30 pounds, with blond hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Marina Cortez and/or Alexander Cortez should contact Detective Gavin Kagimoto of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-2276, by email at gavin.kagimoto@hawaiicounty.gov or the police department’s nonemergency number at (808) 935-3311.

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