Puna burglary 09-15-08

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Acting Lieutenant Ian Lee Loy
Phone: 961-2384
September 5, 2008
Report No. C08020669

head-to-toe shot of a man carrying a backpack over his right shoulder

From surveillance video
…possible suspect in Puna burglary

Media Release

The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying an unknown male seen in the area of a burglary that occurred on 42nd Avenue in the Orchidland Subdivision of the Puna District.

Puna patrol officers responded to the scene of the burglary on July 6. Video surveillance caught a possible suspect walking in the area. He is described as a local male wearing a black hat, purple shirt and black pants. He was also carrying a black backpack.

Police ask anyone with information on the identity or whereabouts of the suspect to call Detective Reed Mahuna at 961-2384 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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