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South Hilo Crime Report: Dec. 1–7, 2017

December 12, 2017, 3:34 PM HST
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Hawai‘i Police Department’s South Hilo Community Police responded to three burglaries, one vehicle theft and four vehicle break-ins in South Hilo over the seven-day period from Dec. 1 to 7, 2017.

The stolen vehicle was not recovered at the time of this report.

The complete list of crime locations and dates are as follows:

3 BURGLARIES

  1. Between Dec. 3 at noon and Dec. 4 at 7:15 a.m., an unknown person cut the chain link fence to a storage facility on Railroad Avenue, and subsequently cut the locks to two storage units to make entry.
  2. On Dec.r 8 between 11:03 and 11:05 a.m., a 33-year-old female relative entered an unlocked front door of the complainant’s residence on Lawelawe Circle. The suspect, who was identified via camera system, did not have permission to enter or to remove the complainant’s cash from within.

1 VEHICLE THEFT

Sometime between Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 7:40 a.m., an unknown person removed a white 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck bearing Hawai‘i Plates ZED822 from a parking space near Laimana Street and Wainuenue Avenue.

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4 VEHICLE BREAK-INS

On Dec. 3 between 10:16 and 10:23 p.m., an unknown person broke into a 2010 Toyota Tacoma that was parked in a lot located on the 900 block of West Kawailani Street. The suspect(s) stole the vehicle hood.

Sometime between Dec. 5 at midnight and the Dec. 6 at 9:45 a.m., an unknown person entered a 1997 Toyota Camry that was left unlocked and parked in a parking stall adjacent to Kalakaua Park. The culprit stole a laptop and accessories from within the vehicle.

Sometime between Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m. and Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m., unknown persons entered a 38-foot sailboat that had run aground at Reeds Bay after breaking loose during high winds. Culprits removed various items from within.

An employee of a tree-trimming company reported a verbal altercation with 47-year-old female in a drive way below the 100 block of Pueo Street. The suspect entered the vehicle and took a cellphone without permission.

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HPD NOTE TO BIG ISLAND RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

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The Hawai‘i Police Department asks motorists to drive safely, especially during the holiday season.

The HPD also asks 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)

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