Hilo Shoplifters Caught on Surveillance Cameras

June 1, 2017, 11:13 AM HST
* Updated June 1, 11:16 AM
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Surveillance photo of shoplifting suspects provided by HPD.

Surveillance photo of shoplifting suspects provided by HPD.

Surveillance photo of shoplifting suspects provided by HPD.

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying the persons whose images were captured on surveillance cameras in connection with shoplifting from a Hilo store.

On Tuesday, May 2, a man was observed shoplifting items from a Hilo Store with a woman accomplice. Both were seen leaving the store on foot.

The man is described as local, medium build; wearing a brown cap; a black, sleeveless shirt with white designs; black shorts; sunglasses; and an unknown type of tattoo on his right shoulder.

The woman is described as local with long, dark hair. She was wearing a light green tank top with white shorts.

Police ask anyone who knows the identities of these persons in the photo to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Officer Sheldon Adviento at (808) 961-2213.


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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