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Police seek assistance in identifying Kalapana burglary suspects

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects involved in a burglary investigation that occurred on July 9 in the Kalapana-Kaimū area.  

717 Traffic Citations Issued & 2 Arrests Made on Saddle Road, Sept. 19–26

Hawai‘i police in place for the TMT protestor blockade on Mauna Kea Access Road continued their stepped-up traffic enforcement.

Seven Arrested & Charged in Burglary Ring Bust

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged multiple individuals in connection with several business burglaries that occurred in the South Kohala District.

Police Round Up 11 on Outstanding Warrants

Police have been focusing on suspects with warrants that have a propensity to be problems in the community.

Suspect Caught on Camera Swiping Welcome Mat From Candy Store

Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested and charged a 51-year-old Hilo man for property crime offenses stemming from a theft at a local candy shop in Hilo.

Puna Suspects Wanted on Warrants

The HPD is asking for the public’s help in locating two individuals wanted on outstanding warrants and for questioning in a separate criminal investigation.

Pepe‘ekeo Man Wanted for Questioning in Firearms Possession Investigation

Hawai‘i Island police are looking for Cody Araw, who is wanted for questioning related to a firearms possession investigation that took place on Aug. 24, 2019.

Suspects Nabbed in Connection With Crime Spree at Honoli‘i Beach Park

A Hilo couple was arrested and charged in connection with a slew of crimes related to drugs, drug distribution, motor vehicle thefts and theft of property.

HPD Arrests Kamuela Man in Connection With Burglary Investigation

Kyle Lusardi, 26, of Kamuela, was arrested and transported to the South Kohala Police Station as officers continued the investigation.

Puna District Crime Report: July 2019

The HPD’s Puna Community Police responded to 17 assaults, 28 burglaries, 62 thefts, 15 vehicle break-ins, 17 vehicle thefts and two robberies.

HPD Seeks Information Regarding Theft of Safe in Kamuela

Hawai’i Island Police are seeking assistance from anyone with information about a burglary that occurred at a food establishment located in Kamuela.

South Point Drowning Victim Identified

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body recovered from the ocean on July 15, 2019, near South Point in Ka‘ū.

HPD Seeks Identities of Burglary Suspects Caught on Camera

Police are asking for the public’s assistance with the identification of two burglary suspects caught on a surveillance camera.

Puna Man Out on Bond Charged for Numerous Additional Offenses

A Puna man who was previously involved in a high-speed pursuit involving the damage to police vehicles has been arrested for additional offenses while out on bail.

Pāhoa Man Charged in Connection With Burglaries

Hawaiʻi Island detectives have charged a 22-year-old Pāhoa man in connection with two separate burglaries from a charter school in Puna.

WANTED: Ivan Okada, 54, Kailua-Kona

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 54-year-old Ivan K. Okada of Kailua-Kona.

Public Input Sought for HPD Reaccreditation

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies will visit Hawaiʻi Island as part of the process of reaccreditation for the HPD.

HPD Investigates Manuka State Park Ranger-Involved Shooting Incident

Hawaiʻi police are investigating a shooting incident involving a Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park ranger at Manuka State Park on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Hilo Man Charged With Numerous Traffic Offenses

A 23-year-old Hilo man sought on multiple offenses stemming from a June 30, 2019 motor vehicle pursuit has been apprehended.

Mountain View Man Charged With Various Drug & Weapon Offenses

Hawai‘i Police Department detectives have charged a 63-year old Mountain View man for various drug and weapon offenses stemming from a traffic stop in Hilo.
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