Two Men Arrested in Puna Burglary

October 18, 2016, 9:57 AM HST
* Updated October 18, 10:01 AM
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Derek Liu and John Hatori. HPD photos.

Derek Liu and John Hatori. HPD photos.

Hawai‘i Island Police have arrested two men in connection with an Aug. 7 burglary in the Ainaloa subdivision in Puna.

On that date, a house on Ainaloa Drive was entered and personal items were removed.

The first suspect, 51-year-old Derek F. S. Liu of Honokaʻa, was arrested Sept. 15 and charged with first-degree burglary. His bail was set at $25,000.

The second suspect, 45-year-old John B. Hatori of Pāhoa, was arrested Friday morning, Oct. 14, and charged at noon with first-degree burglary. He is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail pending his initial court appearance was scheduled for Monday, Oct. 17.


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