UPDATE: HPD IDs Kailua-Kona Grocery Store Theft Suspects
UPDATE: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m.
Thanks to tips from the public, Hawaiʻi Island police have identified three women whose images were captured by a surveillance camera in connection with a theft last month from a grocery store in Kailua-Kona.
Police thank members of our community for their assistance.
The case is still under investigation.
ORIGINAL POST: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2:51 p.m.
Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a theft last month from a grocery store in Kailua-Kona.
At approximately 4 p.m. on July 9, a woman entered a grocery store on the 75-1000 block of Henry Street and removed numerous items of food and alcoholic drinks totaling more than $400 and then left the store without paying.
She appeared to be in the company of two other women, who are considered to be persons of interest in this investigation.
The suspect is described as “local-looking” woman, 5-foot-10, approximately 170 pounds and in her 30s. She was wearing a short-sleeved black and grey flannel shirt.
One of the two persons of interest is described as a Caucasian woman between 5-foot-3 and 5-foot-7, 230 to 270 pounds with several tattoos on her upper body. She was wearing a white tank top and blue shorts.
The second person of interest is described as a Caucasian woman between 5-foot-3 and 5-foot-7, 180 to 220 pounds. She was wearing a red-and-pink-striped tank top and blue jeans.
Officers recovered surveillance images of all three women.
Police ask anyone who recognizes any of them to call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Ronald Borowski at 326-4646, ext. 253.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.