Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13012672
Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the theft of three purebred German shepherd dogs from a Puna kennel in May.
On May 6, a kennel was broken into at a home on the 15-1500 block of 2nd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. The dogs—two males named “Kujo” and “Mondavi” and a female named “Max”— were removed from the property. The dogs are valued at $2,500 each.
Police ask anyone with information about the theft or the location of the dogs to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.