East Hawaii News

Papaikou Man Charged with Burglary in Hilo

August 17, 2012, 10:55 AM HST
* Updated August 17, 10:56 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...

A 31-year-old Papaikou man has been charged with burglary and other offenses.

Police responding to a 7:30 a.m. report of a burglary Wednesday on Pu`uhina Street in Hilo allegedly found Tyson McDowell hiding on the property with stolen items in his possession, including the key to the house that had been burglarized.

McDowell was charged on Thursday with burglary and theft, and also four drug charges for drugs and paraphernalia allegedly in his possession when he was arrested.

His bail was set at $10,250.


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments


Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.