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Police Holding Second Meeting in Kona Thursday

October 17, 2012, 3:25 PM HST
* Updated October 17, 3:26 PM
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Big Island police will hold a second meeting in Kona to discuss the recent rash of burglaries and car thefts.

The meeting with members of the community is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Konawaena High School cafeteria in Kealakekua.

The meeting is a follow-up to one held on Sept. 11.

Police last month made 10 arrests in West Hawaii in connection with a drug-related burglary ring, According to figures provided recently to the Hawaii County Police Commission, reports of burglaries in Kona have dropped dramatically over the past six weeks.

Information on the meeting is available from Bobby Command, executive assistant to Mayor Billy Kenoi, at 323-4442 or from police Capt. Richard Sherlock at 326-4646, Ext. 299.

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