Police seek information on Honomu solar panel theft 09-18-02

PHONE: 961-2213
SEPTEMBER 18, 2002


Hilo police are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for stealing a solar water panel last month from the Honomu water reservoir in South Hilo.

An investigation determined that sometime on the night of August 11 or 12, 2002, a thief or thieves stole a two-piece solar panel atop the pump house of the Honomu water reservoir on Akaka Falls Road. The solar panel was valued at $2,000.

Anyone with information about the theft or the identity of the thieves is asked to call Officer Vince Sivankeo at 961-2213 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. 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.

# # #

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
  • Keep your community safe through Crime Stoppers

    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

    The Crime Stoppers TV Program is available on-demand from Nā Leo TV.