Depth monitor, GPS stolen from Hilo boat 04-26-04

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DIVISION
OFFICER DARRYEL M. TOLENTINO
PHONE: 961-2213

MEDIA RELEASE

Big Island police are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft of a depth recorder and a global positioning system (GPS) from a boat parked at a Kanoelehua Avenue business establishment in Hilo.

The theft was reported at 8:40 a.m. on Thursday (April 22, 2004). The owners said a thief or thieves stole a Furuno depth recorder, model number FCV-1100L, with the serial number 80261825, and a Garmin GPS from the boat. Each item was about a year old.

The depth recorder was valued at $2,000, and the GPS was valued at $3,000.

Anyone with information about the theft or the identification of the thieves is asked to call Officer Darryel Tolentino of the South Hilo Patrol at 961-2213 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. The numbers are answered 24 hours a day. Callers will be given a coded number and their identity will remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if their call leads to an arrest, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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