Police Seek Help in Waimea School Burglary 07-09-01

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA JUVENILE AID SECTION
OFFICER GERALD WIKE
PHONE: 326-4252
JULY 9, 2001
G-68351

MEDIA RELEASE

Kona police are seeking the public’s help in solving a burglary in which several computers, cameras, videocassette recorders, a television and computer accessories were stolen from the Waimea School in South Kohala.

The electronic equipment, valued at more than $13,000, was stolen sometime between Friday (May 18, 2001) and Monday (May 21, 2001).

Anyone with information about the theft or identities of the thieves is asked to call 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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