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WANTED: Suspect who posed as a licensed auction auto dealer and swindled victims


For Immediate Release: March 9, 2022

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Burglary and Theft Division need the public’s assistance locating fugitive (Kenny Osita Okolie) who is wanted for two (2) counts of Felony Theft – by Swindle.

In December of 2018 and October of 2021, fugitive Kenny Osita Okolie committed two (2) counts of Felony Theft— by Swindle in the Greater Houston, Texas area. During both incidents, the fugitive presented themself as a licensed auction auto dealer, took money from both complainants and failed to deliver a vehicle in exchange for monetary payment. The fugitive is wanted on several outstanding Harris County warrants.

Fugitive: Kenny Okolie is a Black male, 43 years old, 6’02”, 220lbs. with brown eyes and black hair.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

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