HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH KOHALA PATROL DISTRICT
OFFICER THOMAS E. FRATINARDO
MARCH 9, 1999
South Kohala police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending vandals responsible for damaging a car Saturday evening (March 6, 1999) in the parking lot of the Royal Waikoloan Hotel.
Police said that at about 8 p.m., vandals caused about $6,000 damage to a 1997 Dodge Avenger in the parking lot. The vandals engraved the word “Kona” on the driver’s side door, smashed the rear window and scratched the paint in other areas with a rock.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspects is asked to call Officer Thomas Fratinardo of the South Kohala Patrol at 887-3081.
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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