05-26-16 Man arrested after parking lot car break-in

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C15014196


Media Release

A Kona man has been charged with four offenses stemming from the break-in of a car in the parking lot of a “big-box” store in Kailua-Kona.

At 2:38 p.m. Tuesday (May 24), Kona Patrol officers responded to a report that a backpack had been stolen from a car parked in a parking lot on Henry Street.

Police located the suspect, 35-year-old Jason K. Lindsey of Kailua-Kona, nearby and arrested him at 3:45 p.m.

Lindsey was taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.

At 10:10 a.m. Thursday (May 26), he was charged with unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle, theft, promoting a dangerous drug and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $6,250.

He remains at the cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Friday (May 27).

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