10-14-16 Two men arrested in Puna burglary

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C16021072


Media Release

Police have arrested two men in connection with a burglary August 7 in the Ainaloa subdivision in Puna.

On that date, a house on Ainaloa Drive was entered and personal items were removed.

The first suspect, 51-year-old Derek F. S. Liu of Honokaʻa was arrested September 15 and charged with first-degree burglary. His bail was set at $25,000.

The second suspect, 45-year-old John B. Hatori of Pāhoa, was arrested Friday morning (October 14) and charged at noon with first-degree burglary. He is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday (October 17).

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