Computer Equipment Stolen from Laupahoehoe School

March 30, 2012, 12:36 PM HST
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Big Island police are investigating two burglaries that took place earlier this month at Laupahoehoe Elementary and High School.

The first one occurred during spring break, between Thursday, March 8 and Monday, March 19. The second break-in took place between Wednesday, March 21 and the following day.

In both cases, locked classrooms were entered and computer equipment with a total value of more than $7,380 was stolen. The items removed included Lenovo Thinkpad L412 laptop computers, IBM and Lenovo desktop computers and monitors, and HP printers.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Officers Robert Panem or Amacias Valdez at 962-2120 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 961-8300. Tipsters may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID, and all information is kept confidential.



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