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Puna District Crime Report: Oct. 16 to 31, 2017

November 16, 2017, 10:39 AM HST
* Updated January 8, 9:57 AM
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The Hawai‘i Police Department’s Puna Community Police responded to two burglaries, one robbery, no vehicle thefts and seven vehicle break-ins in the Puna District over the 14-day period from Oct. 16 to 31, 2017.

Also see “BIG ISLAND NOW CRIME STORIES” below for Big Island Now articles about specific incidents, including information about those wanted on bench warrants as of publication of this article.

The complete list of locations affected and date in which the incidents occurred are as follows:

2 BURGLARIES

  1. Oct. 19, approximately 10 a.m. on Melekahiwa St., Kea‘au. Report of a burglary at the American Self Storage. Unknown suspect removed various items from unit.
  2. Oct. 31, approximately 12:30 p.m. on Opelu St., Pāhoa. Owner reported unknown suspect entered and removed various items and and medication valued at $42.

1 ROBBERY

  1. Oct. 10, approximately 3:15 p.m. on Ilima St., Kea‘au. Victim reported being assaulted and robbed by an acquaintance.

0 VEHICLE THEFTS

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7 VEHICLE BREAK-INS

  1. Oct. 27, approximately 4 p.m. on Waiopae Road, Pāhoa. Visitor reported unknown suspect entered rental vehicle and removed various items valued at $12.
  2. Oct. 28, approximately 6:15 p.m. on 32nd Ave., Kea‘au. Owner reported unknown suspect entered her vehicle and re-moved various items valued at $469.
  3. Oct. 28, approximately 1:15 p.m. on Kehau Road, Pāhoa. Owner reported unknown suspect entered his vehicle and removed his electronic garage door opener valued at $20.
  4. Oct. 18, approximately 3:15 p.m. on Papaya Farms Road, Pāhoa. Owner reported unknown suspect entered his vehicle and removed various items valued at $3,030.
  5. Oct. 26, approximately 9:30 p.m. on Ohia Ave., Mt. View. Owner reported unknown suspect entered her vehicle and removed fuses valued at $30.
  6. Oct. 27, approximately 4 p.m. on Kapoho Kai Drive, Pāhoa. Visitor reported unknown suspect entered rental vehicle and removed various items valued at $30.
  7. Oct. 27, approximately 4 p.m. on Kapoho Kai Drive, Pāhoa. Visitor reported unknown suspect entered rental vehicle and removed a jacket valued at $5.
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BIG ISLAND NOW CRIME STORIES

HPD Locate Man Wanted in Connection with Counterfeiting

HPD NOTE TO BIG ISLAND RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

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The Hawai‘i Police Department’s Puna Community Police ask residents and visitors alike to take the role as an observer: Watch for suspicious activity and notifying the police. You can make a difference!

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non Emergency: (808) 935-3311
  • Crime Stoppers: (808) 961-8300
  • Vice/Drug tip hotline: (808) 934-VICE (8423)

To inquire about a neighborhood watch in your area or if you would like to start one, contact a Puna Community Police officer at (808) 965-2716.

PĀHOA POLICE STATION
15-2615 KeaauPahoa Road
(808) 9652716

CALL 911 FOR EMERGENCIES

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Puna District Crime Report: July 16–31, 2017

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