Car break-ins 01-23-09

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section
Lieutenant Mitchell Kanehailua
Phone: 961-2252
January 23, 2009
Report No. C08038174

surveilance video of male in black knit cap and dark shorts and shirt

Car break-in suspect
…surveillance camera image taken at 2:12 a.m. on December 19, 2008

Media Release

Hilo detectives are requesting the public’s help in identifying a man photographed by a surveillance camera at the scene of several car break-ins on Kukila Street. One vehicle was also removed from the scene, but was later recovered. The thefts occurred between 8 p.m. December 18 and 6 a.m. December 19.

Police ask that anyone who recognizes the individual or has any information on this case call Detective John Rodrigues at 961-2382 or 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 information is kept confidential.



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