HPD Investigates Reported Mail Theft in Pāhoa

December 20, 2021, 9:26 AM HST
* Updated December 20, 9:39 AM
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Authorities are seeking the public’s help regarding a mail theft from a home in Pāhoa.

The incident occurred on Monday, Dec. 13. According to Hawai‘i police, Puna patrol officers responded to the residence, located on the 13-3000 block of Nohea Street in Leilani Estates at 7:38 p.m.

The resident told officers they saw an unknown blue in color, possible Honda make, four-door multi-purpose vehicle enter her driveway after removing an unknown amount of mail from her street-side mailbox.

Officers investigating the incident learned that the vehicle turned into the property and removed a garden item from the side of the residence as well before leaving.

The vehicle does not have a hubcap on its front driver side tire and the occupants of the vehicle could not be seen. A similar type of vehicle was also reported to be removing mail from the Hawaiian Shores and Hawaiian Beaches subdivisions.


Police ask anyone with information about this investigation to contact Officer Dwight Walker III at 808-965-2716 or call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.

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