Kearny police seeking public’s help to locate man reported missing since Thursday


The Kearny Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate a man that’s been reported missing since Thursday, though he hasn’t had contact with his family for weeks.

Steven Fest. Photo courtesy of the Kearny Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Steven Festa, 40, was reported missing on July 21st, though his last contact with family was weeks earlier. He is described as a white man who stands six feet tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He also has brown hair and brown eyes, the Kearny PD wrote on Facebook.

The cheek mole depicted in the above photo has since been removed and he is believed to have a black and green tattoo of song lyrics on one of his calves. Furthermore, Festa is said to frequently travel by bus, police said.

Any person with information on Steven Festa’s whereabouts is asked to contact Det. David Bush at (201) 998-1313 ext. 2841,, or Additionally, the reference case number is 22-30016.

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