HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH KOHALA PATROL DIVISION
OFFICER THOMAS E. FRATINARDO
JUNE 26, 2003
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the thief or thieves who stole a unique musical instrument from a car Monday (June 23, 2003) in Waimea, South Kohala.
Responding to a 4 p.m. call, South Kohala patrol officers determined that someone stole the instrument from a car parked at the Parker Ranch Center parking lot.
The instrument was a wooden three-string Appalachian dulcimer, which was wrapped in a Persian rug. The dulcimer, valued at $300, was described as 3-foot-6 in length, six inches wide and three inches deep with a dark brown body and light brown face.
Police are asking anyone with information about the theft or the identity of the thief to call Officer Thomas Fratinardo of the South Kohala Patrol at 887-3080 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.
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