Police Seek Help in Solving Waimea Burglary 01-30-02

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HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
LIEUTENANT HENRY W. HICKMAN
PHONE: 326-4203
JANUARY 30, 2002
G-95425/SK

MEDIA RELEASE

Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that occurred sometime between Tuesday evening (January 29, 2002) and Wednesday morning at a shop in Waimea, South Kohala.

Between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, a thief or thieves broke into C&S Outfitters in Waimea and stole a large quantity of paintball markers (paintball guns), polarized sunglasses, unique koa skateboards and several oversized skateboards and parts. The value of the stolen items was estimated at more than $15,000.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the identity of the thieves is asked to call Officer Michael Hodson of the South Kohala Patrol at 887-3080 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

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, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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