Hilo police on lookout for construction equipment thieves 10-31-02

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL
LIEUTENANT CHADWICK K. FUKUI
PHONE: 961-2311
OCTOBER 31, 2002
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MEDIA RELEASE

Police are on the lookout for a thief or thieves who stole construction equipment from a container at the Goodfellow Brothers base yard on South Wilder Road in Hilo’s Kaumana area.

Sometime between 4 p.m. Saturday (October 26, 2002) and 7:15 p.m. Monday, thieves broke the lock on a Matson container and removed construction equipment inside.

Stolen were a Mikasa Rammer, a three-inch trash pump, six cases of six-volt batteries and other items. The estimated value of the items is unknown.

Anyone with information about the theft, the identity of the thieves or the whereabouts of the stolen items is asked to call 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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