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05-05-20 Arrest made in burglary in Kamuela

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Kohala District, Area II
Captain Sherry D. Bird
Phone: (808) 887-3080
Report No. 20-034800

Media Release

A female was apprehended during a Burglary investigation that occurred in Kamuela.

On Tuesday morning (May 5) South Kohala Patrol officers responded to the 65-1200 block of Lindsey Road, in Kamuela, after receiving a report that an individual unknown to the reporting party was located unlawfully within a building on the property.

Upon arrival, officers located 43-year-old Tesha Hall, of Kamuela, who was attempting to leave the area. She was subsequently taken into custody and a search incident to arrest led to the recovery of property belonging to the victim, and drug paraphernalia commonly used to ingest illicit narcotics.

On Tuesday afternoon (May 5) after conferring with the Prosecutor’s Office, officers charged Hall with one count each of Burglary in the Second Degree, Promoting Detrimental Drugs in the Third Degree, Criminal Tampering, Theft in the Fourth Degree, and Prohibited Acts – Emergency Management.

Her bail has been set at $29,000. Hall remains in custody at the Kealakehe Police Station pending her initial court appearance tomorrow morning at the Kona District Court.

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact South Kohala Patrol Officer Cory Gray at (808) 887-3080 or the non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.