Hawai’i Police Department
Lieutenant Jeremie Evangelista
July 13, 2009
Report No. C09017728
Media Release (update No. 2)
Big Island police have located a backhoe reported stolen from a base yard in Kailua-Kona in June.
The Case Extendahoe backhoe was recovered at 2:48 p.m. on July 7, after a witness saw it in a empty lot off Hulikoa Drive in Kailua-Kona.
On June 15, a representative of Allied Machinery base yard on Hulikoa Drive reported that a yellow 2002 Case 590SM four-wheel drive Extendahoe backhoe and a 2006 Multiquip generator were stolen sometime between June 10 and June 15.
The generator was found parked outside the company’s gate the following day.
Police ask that anyone with information about this theft call Officer William Simpson IV at 326-4646, ext. 253, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in West Hawai’i or 961-8300 in East Hawai’i.