Hilo Burglary 10/21/99

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DIVISION
OFFICER GREGG J. SILVA
PHONE: 961-2311
OCTOBER 21, 1999

MEDIA RELEASE

Police are looking for suspects who burglarized the Puhi Bay Store in Hilo’s Keaukaha area late Tuesday (October 19, 1999) or early Wednesday.

The burglars made off with more than $1,000 in liquor, cigarettes, cigarette lighters and cigarette rolling paper.

Investigators said the store was burglarized sometime between 9:10 p.m. Tuesday and 6:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the burglary is asked to call Officer Gregg J. Silva of the South Hilo Patrol at 961-2311.

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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