Police seek information on South Kohala car break-ins 06-26-03

PHONE: 887-3080
JUNE 26, 2003


Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the thief or thieves who broke into several cars Wednesday (June 25, 2003) in South Kohala.

Responding to a 5:01 p.m. call, South Kohala patrol officers determined that three vehicles had been broken into. A subsequent investigation revealed that two more vehicles had also been burglarized.

All the cases involved similar methods of entry into the vehicles. The vehicles were parked in areas such as the end of Puako Beach Drive, Puako boat ramp and Wailea Bay. The crimes appear to have taken place between 1 and 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the areas of the Puako boat ramp, the end of Puako Beach Drive and Wailea Bay on Wednesday afternoon to call Officer Clarence Yee of the South Kohala Patrol at 887-3080 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.

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