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Man Arrested, Charged After Alleged Theft

May 26, 2016, 1:20 PM HST
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Jason K. Lindsey. HPD photo.

Jason K. Lindsey. HPD photo.

The Hawa’i Police Department has charged a 35-year-old Kailua-Kona man with four offenses after he allegedly broke into a car in the parking lot of a big-box store in Kona.

Police say that the incident occurred on Tuesday.

Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a backpack stolen from a vehicle parked in the Henry Street parking lot.

Jason K. Lindsey, the suspect in the theft, was located nearby and arrested at 3:45 p.m.
Lindsey was taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.

At 10:10 a.m. Friday, he was charged with unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle, theft, promoting a dangerous drug, and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $6,250.

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He remains at the cellblock pending his initial court appearance, scheduled for Friday.

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