Kailua-Kona man charged with multiple offenses 11-29-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C13031591

Media Release

A Kailua-Kona man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses that occurred in Kailua-Kona between October and November of 2013.

On Sunday (November 24) patrol officers arrested Tucker Henry Bontecou, 22, of Kailua-Kona, for the theft of items from a retail outlet in Keauhou, Kona. Bontecou was also arrested for promoting a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia.

Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigation Section and Vice Section continued these investigations in conjunction with three residential burglaries that Bontecou was a suspect in. The burglaries occurred in Kailua-Kona between October 7 and November 6, 2013. During the investigation detectives executed a search warrant on a vehicle that was operated by Bontecou.

On Tuesday (November 26) detectives charged Bontecou with one count of theft in the forth degree, two counts of promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree, two counts of drug paraphernalia, three counts of burglary, one count of theft in the first degree, six counts of theft in the second degree and three counts of forgery in the second degree. His bail was set at $46,250.

Bontecou was held at the Kona police cellblock pending his initial court hearing scheduled for Wednesday (November 27).


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