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South Kohala vandalism 04-02-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Community Policing, South Kohala District
Officer Paul Bugado
Phone: 887-3080
April 2, 2009
Report No. C09008882/C09009801

Media Release

The Hawaii Police Department is investigating a series of criminal property damage complaints in the South Kohala District.

Vandals have used spray paint and markers to write graffiti at several locations in the district. The most recent incidents were at the Waimea ballpark and at Ho’oko Street Park in Waikoloa.

The incidents may be happening in the evening and early morning hours. Police request that the public call the police to report any suspicious activity they observe in the parks.

Anyone with information about these incidents or any incident of criminal property damage in the South Kohala District may call Community Police Officer Paul Bugado at 887-3080 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.