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Puna District Crime Report: February 2018

March 15, 2018, 2:51 PM HST
* Updated March 23, 10:33 AM
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The Hawai‘i Police Department’s Puna Community Police responded to 12 burglaries, four vehicle thefts and two vehicle break-ins in the Puna District in February 2018.

There were no reported robbery cases reported during this period.

Of the eight vehicles reported stolen, two had been recovered at the time of this publication.

Also see “BIG ISLAND NOW CRIME STORIES” below for 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:

12 BURGLARIES

  1. On Feb. 5, approximately 4:30 p.m. on O‘ahu Road, Nanawale Estates. Owner reported suspect entered back door and removed a total of $640 worth of property.
  2. On Feb. 8, approximately 4 p.m. on Hilo Street, Kalapana Blacksands Subdivision. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence via a window and removed various items valued at $650.
  3. On Feb. 8, approximately 5:30 p.m. on Volcano Road in Volcano. Owner reported that unknown suspect(s) entered residence via garage and removed various items which included jewelry, a safe and a quad which were valued at $17,400 total.
  4. On Feb. 12, approximately 10 a.m. on Road 4 in Hawaiian AcresAcres. Reporting party (neighbor) said that unknown suspect(s) entered residence via a window and removed various items valued at $3,200.
  5. On Feb. 12 approximately 5 p.m. on O‘ahu Road in Nanawale Estates. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various tools valued at $635.
  6. On Feb. 13, approximately 4:30 p.m. on Waokele Road, Mt. View. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various items valued at $ 2,299.
  7. On Feb. 16, approximately 2 p.m. on Church Road, Nanawale Estates. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various property.
  8. On Feb. 18, approximately 2 p.m. on Moku Street, Leilani Estates Subdivision. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various items.
  9. On Feb. 20, approximately 9:20 p.m. on 26th Ave. in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Owner reported that unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed a cell phone.
  10. On Feb. 23, approximately 8:50 a.m. on 39th Ave. in Orchidland Subdivision. Owner reported that unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various items, which included firearms.
  11. On Feb. 25 approximately 4:40 p.m. on Wailele Street in Eden Rock Subdivision. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various cash from within.
  12. On Feb. 27, approximately 10 p.m. on Puni Kahakai Loop, Hawaiian Beaches. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered residence and removed various power tools from within.
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0 ROBBERIES

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4 VEHICLE THEFTS

  1. On Feb. 7, approximately 12:30 p.m. on Road 9, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Male suspect arrested for theft of a Toyota Tacoma from the Ken’s Towing baseyard in the Shipman Industrial Park.
  2. On Feb. 13, approximately 9:20 p.m., Mt. View. Owner reported that an acquaintance removed her vehicle without permission.
  3. On Feb. 18, approximately 10:55 p.m. on Ahi Street, Hawaiian Shores Subdivision. Owner reported an acquaintance removed his vehicle without permission.
  4. On Feb. 21, approximately 7 a.m., Nanawale Blvd.Nanawale Estates. Owner reported that unknown suspect(s) removed her rental vehicle without permission.

2 VEHICLE BREAK-INS

  1. On Feb.7, approximately 3 p.m., Hawaiian Acres. Male suspect arrested for theft of a Toyota Tacoma, which he stole from the Ken’s Towing baseyard.
  2. On Feb. 12, approximately 11 a.m., Hawaiian Beaches. Owner reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and removed various items from within.

BIG ISLAND NOW CRIME STORIES

HPD Seeking Man Who Failed to Return to HCCC
HPD Identifies Man Found in Burnt Vehicle
HPD Seeking Kea‘au Man Wanted on Warrant

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HPD NOTE TO BIG ISLAND RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

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 Kea‘auPāhoa Road
(808) 9652716

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Puna District Crime Report: January 2018

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