Puna Trucks Vandalized 04/09/99

PHONE: 966-5835
APRIL 9, 1999


Puna police are seeking the public’s help in determining who vandalized six trucks parked at BJ’s 76 service station in Kurtistown, Puna.

The vehicles, large semi-trailer trucks, were damaged by vandals about 3:30 a.m. Friday (April 9, 1999). Damages were estimated to total about $8,000.

Police said it was the second time the service station had been hit by vandals, and the owner has offered an undisclosed reward for information.

Anyone with information about the vandalism or who was responsible is asked to call Puna Patrol at 966-5835.

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.

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