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Papaikou man charged with burglary 08-16-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Captain Robert Wagner
Phone: 961-2214
Report No. C12021874


Media Release

Big Island police have arrested and charged a 31-year-old Pāpa‘ikou man with burglary and other offenses.

South Hilo patrol officers responded to a 7:30 a.m. burglary report Wednesday on Puʻuhina Street in Hilo.

Police located the suspect hiding on the property with stolen items, including the victim’s house key. He was also in possession of drugs and paraphernalia.

Tyson McDowell was arrested and taken to the Hilo police cellblock while officers continued the investigation. On Thursday, he was charged with burglary, theft, promoting a dangerous drug, promoting a harmful drug, promoting a detrimental drug and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $10,250.