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Big Island police request assistance with identifying theft suspect

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Theft suspect. Photo Courtesy: Hawai‘i Police Department

Hawai‘i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance identifying a theft suspect who was captured on video surveillance removing multiple items and entering numerous vehicles at a business located off of the 400 block of Kanoelehua Avenue in the Hilo district.

The incident occurred sometime between Nov. 11 at about 1 p.m., and Nov. 12 at about 1:45 p.m.

The suspect is described as a male with a medium build and light complexion. Approximate age is 35-50 years old, with short black and gray colored hair. He was last seen wearing a dark colored long sleeve shirt, blue jean pants, and eye-glasses. The suspect concealed his identity with a hat and bandana.


Anyone with information about the identity of this person is encouraged to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311, or Detective David Po’ohina of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at 808-961-2385 or by email at [email protected].

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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