Home invasion robbery 09-15-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section
Acting Lieutenant Reed Mahuna
Phone: 961-2252
September 15, 2010
Report No. C10025844

Media Release

Big Island police are investigating a reported home invasion robbery early Wednesday morning (September 15) in Puna. 

Responding to a 4:40 a.m. call, Puna patrol officers arrived at a home on Opeapea Street in Kurtistown, where they met with three victims, a 51-year-old woman, a 39-year-old man and a 92-year-old man. The residents described a large dark truck that entered their driveway with two suspects, who exited the vehicle. At least one of the suspects was armed with a rifle.

The 39-year-old man was assaulted while the other two victims hid in the house.  

The suspects left with several large marijuana plants. Fire/rescue personnel took the assault victim to Hilo Medical Center, where he was treated for injuries sustained in the attack and later released. 

Detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information about this case call Detective Brian Miller at 966-5836 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.

This entry was posted in Media Releases. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
  • Keep your community safe through Crime Stoppers

    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

    The Crime Stoppers TV Program is available on-demand from Nā Leo TV.