UPDATE (Sept. 13, 2016) – Police report they have located 30-year-old Joshua Corbin, who was wanted for sexual assault and traffic incidents. He was arrested in Hilo at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday (September 13). He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Juvenile Aid Section, which is responsible for investigating sexual assaults, continue the investigation.
UPDATE (5:06 p.m.) – Mike Turber, who interviewed Corbin for a “Daily Haze” video, commented on our website, reporting that he was able to convince Corbin to turn himself in peacefully. Turber added that “the police did not have to ‘locate him’ at all”, as stated in the police media release. A new YouTube video shows Corbin turning himself in, with the help of bounty hunter BOSCO Parks.
HAWAII ISLAND – Authorities are trying to find a man who apparently live-streamed his flee from Hawaii County Police over social media.
30-year old Joshua Corbin posted a video to Facebook that appeared to show his escape from police during a traffic stop. The videos were since removed.
Police say Corbin has no permanent address but frequents the Ocean View area. He also has been seen in Kona and Hilo.
He is wanted for an alleged sexual assault on Hawaii Island, and he is also wanted for another alleged sexual assault that took place in Texas and for traffic incidents in Kona.
While on the run from police, Corbin told an online journalist that he did not commit the assaults and said he expects the situation will end in his death.
Police say Corbin is 6-feet tall, 160 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He may have a mustache and goatee.
Police caution the public not to approach him, as he is considered a danger to the community.
Instead, anyone who sees him or knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 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. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.