HPD Seeking ID in Hilo Theft

August 3, 2016, 12:43 PM HST
* Updated August 3, 12:46 PM
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Suspect captured on surveillance camera.

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in a theft investigation.

On July 28, a man entered a grocery store on the 200 block of Kinoʻole Street in Hilo, took items valued at $157, and left the store without paying.

He is described as in his 30s, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, 180 to 190 pounds with dark hair, and a mustache and goatee.

His image was captured on a surveillance camera.

Police ask anyone who knows his identity to call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.


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. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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