Captain Cook car break-ins 06-04-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Kona Patrol
Lieutenant Melvin Yamamoto
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 287
June 4, 2010
Report No. C10015828

Image: suspect with pickup truck

Surveillance video image

Media Release

Big Island police are investigating multiple cases of unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle in Captain Cook.

Sometime between 11:30 p.m. Monday (May 31) and 8 a.m. Tuesday (June 1), the suspect broke into three cars parked at a home in Captain Cook and stole multiple items, including a credit card.

The credit card was later used at a gas station in Captain Cook. The person using the card was captured operating a dark pickup truck. The credit card was later used at another business establishment.

Police ask that anyone who recognizes the person in the surveillance video call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers calls are kept confidential.



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