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Stolen sushi maker 05-26-11

Hawai‘i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
May 26, 2011
Report No. C11004830

Image of a sushi maker

A sushi maker similar to this was stolen in a burglary

Media Release

Big Island detectives are investigating the theft of a sushi maker during a February burglary in Hilo.

On February 20, South Hilo patrol officers responded to a business on the 700 block of Kīlauea Avenue and learned that a large maki sushi maker valued at $12,000 had been removed during a burglary sometime between February 19th and 20th.

The electric appliance weighs nearly 100 pounds, stands about 20 inches high and is about 22 inches long and about 14 inches wide. It is an Autec brand, model ASM830A and may not have the green rice hopper affixed to the top, as is depicted in the image above.

Police ask that anyone with information on the location of the sushi maker or any other information about this case call Detective Derek Morimoto at 961-2380.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.