Police seek information on theft of two cars in Ka’u 01-13-03

PHONE: 939-2520
JANUARY 13, 2003


Police are asking for the public’s help in solving two car thefts that occurred over the weekend in Ka’u.

Two vehicles were reported stolen Sunday (January 12, 2003) from a repair shop in Naalehu, Ka’u.

One of the vehicles, which had to be towed from the shop, was found completely burned four hours later at Whittington Beach Park. The maroon Dodge caravan was completely destroyed.

The second vehicle, described as a 1990 gold Nissan Access four-door station wagon, is still missing.

Anyone with information about the thefts or the identity of those responsible is asked to call Ka’u police at 939-2520 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. 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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