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Credit card theft (update) 07-10-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C11025382

 

Media Release (update)

Big Island police are renewing their request for help in identifying a man suspected of using a stolen credit card.

A 33-year-old man reported that his wallet containing his credit cards was stolen from the Hilo area last year sometime between 9 p.m. September 23 and the early morning hours of September 24.

Police later recovered a video surveillance image of a man who used the credit card at various businesses in Kona on September 24.

He is described as Caucasian, possibly in his 30s, bald, approximately 6-feet tall with numerous piercings on his face. He was wearing dark shorts, no shirt and a white necklace during the transactions.

Police ask that anyone who may know his identity contact Lieutenant Gregory Esteban by phone at 961-2252 or by email at gesteban@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona 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 doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.