Police Nab Trio in Hilo Burglary
Three individuals were arrested on Saturday following a Hilo burglary.
A 26 year-old man wanted on warrants for contempt of court and for violating terms of a deferred plea was located in the process by the Hawai’i Police Department.
Brandon Paulino-Pawai was arrested Saturday morning following an Iolani Street burglary. He was charged with first-degree burglary, contempt of court, and violating terms of a deferred please.
Paulino-Pawai’s bail was set at $15,250.
HPD also arrested Scott Vasconcellos-Rego, 19, and Ross Macariola, 23, both of Waimea, in connection with the burglary.
Macariola was released without charges, pending further investigation.
Vasconcellos-Rego was charged with first-degree burglary and an unrelated contempt of court. His bail was set at $5,150.
Both Paulino-Pawai and Vasconcellos-Rego awaited their initial court appearance on Monday at the Hilo Police cellblock.