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06-09-15 Information sought in February burglary

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C15003607


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a burglary in February in the Sunrise Ridge subdivision in Hilo.

At 1:30 p.m. on February 2, police responded to a report of a burglary that happened on Hoʻokina Place.

Police learned that a safe containing 12 rifles, three handguns, miscellaneous jewelry and a large amount of cash had been removed from the house. Value of the items is estimated at $22,500.

Police ask anyone with any information about this incident or anyone who may know the identity of the suspect to call the Police Departments non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Dean Uyetake at 961-2379 or dean.uyetake@hawaiicounty.gov.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 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.