Ka`u Police Investigate Theft of Coffee Parchment
by Big Island Now Staff
Police are asking for the public’s help solving the theft of coffee parchment and other items earlier this month in Ka`u.
A 53-year-Naalehu man reported Feb. 11 that someone had taken 10 80-pound brown burlap bags of the dried, unhulled coffee beans from his property. Also stolen was a 10-foot-square tarp gazebo and an electric garage door opener.
The bags were marked with “14-2” in black ink.
The stolen items were valued at $10,000.
Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Officer Augustine Akiu at 939-2520.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.