Kona police seek clues to theft of CD’s 06-12-02

PHONE: 326-4646
JUNE 12, 2002


Kona police are seeking information about car break-in that occurred last month at the upper parking level of the Kona Alii Condominiums off Kuakini Highway.

Sometime between 2:30 a.m. on May 19, 2002, and 8:30 p.m. on May 24, a thief or thieves broke into a parked red 1990 Honda four-door sedan and stole five black canvas compact disc “books” containing about 800 compact discs belonging to a local disc jockey. The total value of the CD’s has not yet been estimated, but they contained a wide variety of music.

Other valuables in the car were not taken.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Kona police at 326-4646 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. The numbers are answered 24 hours a day. Callers will be given a coded number and their identity will remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if their call leads to an arrest, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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