Rods, Reels Stolen in South Kohala 02-14-01

PHONE: 887-3080
FEBRUARY 14, 2001


Police are seeking information about the theft of two custom deep sea fishing poles and two Penn reels valued at a total of $2,000.

Sometime between February 2 and 4, 2001, a thief or thieves stole the rods and reels from a wooden closet in the garage of a Kawaihae Road home.

The stolen items were described as being 7-foot fishing rods custom made by Hobdietat in Honolulu, being white with blue and red stripes and having No. 6 aluminum heavy bent butts used to attach the poles to a fighting chair. The reels were described as being black Penn 14-0 Senators.

The rods were valued at $600 each and the reels at $400 each.

Anyone with information about the theft or the identity of the thieves is asked to call Sergeant James O’Connor 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. The identities of Crime Stoppers callers are kept strictly confidential.

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