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HPD Still Seeking Pāhoa Burglary Suspects

February 10, 2017, 1:47 PM HST
* Updated February 10, 1:52 PM
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Suspect No. 1 (L) and Suspect No. 2 (center and R)). Photo and illustration provided by HPD.

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying two men who may be responsible for a reported burglary Jan. 16 at a county office off Pāhoa Village Road.

Suspect No.1 is described as a local male, between 40 to 55 years old, 180 to 190 pounds, between 5-foot-10” and 6’-feet tall, unshaven with long dark hair. He spoke with a slight stutter and a local accent.

Suspect No. 2 is described as possibly Hispanic, 30 to 45 years old, 180 pounds, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 with dark slicked-back hair worn in a ponytail and a “very high” hairline. He had a tattoo of a cross on his inner right forearm. He was described as speaking with a softer voice and a non-local accent.

Police ask anyone who knows their identity or who has any information about the burglary to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Royce Serrao at 961-2272 or [email protected] or Officer Donovan Kohara at 961-8222 or [email protected].

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.

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