Puna Man Charged With 8 Offenses Stemming From Hilo Burglary, Car Thefts

February 7, 2022, 2:00 PM HST
* Updated February 7, 12:04 PM
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A 23-year-old Puna man was charged for theft of two cars and nearly $5,000 in tools from a Hilo business.

Kaleo Bohol was charged with eight offenses in relation to a January burglary of the Kanoelehua Avenue establishment which resulted in the theft of a Toyota pickup truck and tools, Hawai‘i Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen stated in a press release Monday, Feb. 7. The charges also include the theft of a Subaru Forester that was originally reported stolen in January from a Hawaiian Beaches residence.

In total, Bohol was charged with second-degree burglary; first-degree unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle; four counts of second-degree theft; and two counts of first-degree unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

Bohol is scheduled to make his initial appearance today in Hilo District Court. He
remains in custody in lieu of $55,600 bail.

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