Kona Police Investigating Suspected Arson 09-06-01

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE ALBERT PACHECO
PHONE: 329-4230
SEPTEMBER 6, 2001
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MEDIA RELEASE

Kona Criminal Investigation Section detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving a suspected arson that occurred April 12, 2001, when a house was destroyed by fire.

Fire and police units had responded to an 11 p.m. call about a structure fire at a home on Manini Beach Road in Napoopoo, South Kona.

The fire was started under suspicious circumstances and is being investigated as an arson.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Detective Albert Pacheco of the Kona Criminal Investigation Section at 326-4230 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311 after normal working hours.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. 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 or indictment. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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