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Stolen ATV 12-24-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Hāmākua District
Sergeant Tyson Matsumura
Phone: 775-7533
Report No. C13031912


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was captured on surveillance tape around the time an all-terrain vehicle was stolen from a feedlot in the Hāmākua District.

Sometime between 6 p.m. November 27 and 6:46 a.m. November 28, someone entered the property on the Paʻauilo cane haul road, damaged a fence, forced open a storage barn and removed an ATV.

The ATV is described as a green 2002 Honda Foreman 500 ES with a front-mounted winch and basket and a crack on the front left fender.

An unknown man with a flashlight was observed on surveillance video on November 28 sometime after 4 a.m. He was wearing a ball cap, jacket, shorts and a backpack.

Police ask anyone who knows his identity or the whereabouts of the ATV to call 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 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.