01-28-15 Puna man arrested for stolen iPad

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C14013213

 

Media Release

A Puna man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with a stolen iPad.

On May 15, 2014, an unknown man went to a house on Desha Avenue in Hilo to sell opihi. The buyer went inside the house to get cash while the seller waited in the garage. After the seller left, it was discovered that an iPad was missing from the garage.

The iPad was later sold to another party and recovered by police. Investigation led to the identity of the suspect as 24-year-old Dane Ikaika Correa of Keaʻau.

Correa was arrested Wednesday (January 28) and charged with first-degree burglary and third-degree theft. His bail was set at $26,000. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance on Thursday (January 29).


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