Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C11029196
Big Island police have charged a Hilo man with 19 offenses in connection with stolen and forged checks belonging to a former employer.
Patrick John Lindsey, 24, was arrested Wednesday (November 16) at Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center, where he was being held on unrelated charges. He was charged Friday afternoon (November 18) with nine counts of theft, eight counts of forgery and two counts of ID theft. His bail was set at $160,000.
Lindsey is accused of cashing checks made out to himself that were reported stolen from a 26-year-old Hilo man.
He remains in custody at Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center on the unrelated charges. His initial court appearance for the financial crimes is scheduled for next week.