06-20-16 Police seek identity in shoplifting case

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Lieutenant Alan Kimura
Phone: 961-2213
Report No. C16011253

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying a person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a shoplifting investigation.

On April 25, items were shoplifted from a store in Hilo. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

The person of interest is described as a local male in his late teens or early 20s with short dark hair and a medium build.

Police ask anyone who knows the identity of the person in the photo to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Joshua Gouveia at 961-2213.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island wide 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. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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