07-11-16 Kaʻū Burglary

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Kaʻū District
Captain Burt Shimabukuro
Phone: 939-2520
Report No. C16018300


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a burglary at a storage building in Punaluʻu.

Sometime between July 2 and July 7, the O Kaʻū Kakou storage building on Alanui Road was forcibly entered and several items were removed. Among the items taken were four 20-foot by 20-foot gray heavy-duty canvases along with metal fittings painted red, blue and yellow. Also removed were six 10-foot by 10-foot pop-up tents with painted yellow markings and the letters “OKK” on the tent legs.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Sheldon Salmo at 939-2520.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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