1-15-21 Police Seek Public’s Assistance Regarding Theft of Statue From Hilo Temple

Hawai‘i Police Department
Community Policing Section
Lieutenant William H. Derr
Phone: (808) 961-2350
Report No.: 21-004124

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with an investigation involving the theft of a statue from a religious institution on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo, which was taken sometime between Monday night, January 11, 2021, and Wednesday morning, January 13, 2021.

The statue is described as being approximately 4 feet tall, made of cast concrete, and very heavy.

Police ask anyone with any information regarding the theft or the whereabouts of the stolen statue to contact Lieutenant William Derr of the Hilo Community Policing Section via email at william.derr@hawaiicounty.gov, or call (808) 961-2350. Members of the public may also call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311 with information.

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