HPD Investigates Home Theft

October 22, 2020, 6:00 AM HST
* Updated October 22, 2:46 AM
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An oil slick painting by Jean-Michael Basquiat stolen from Kurtistown home. PC: HPD

Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating a theft from a Kurtistown home.

An oil slick painting by Jean-Michael Basquiat and miscellaneous jewelry was removed from a residence on 40th Avenue in Kurtistown on Oct. 14, 2020, according to a police report. Police ask anyone with information about the theft to contact Detective Jeremy Kubojiri of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2378, or via email at [email protected]. They may also call department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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