Kona burglaries 09-02-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Acting Lietenant Myra Iwamoto
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 281
September 2, 2009
Report No. C09021764, C09021874

Media Release

Big Island police are investigating two burglaries in Kona and are seeking information from the public about the burglars.

In the first case, one or more persons entered a home on Keke Street in the Kailua-Kona area on July 27 and removed a 32-inch flat-screen television, three surfboards, an iPod, a laptop computer, jewelry and clothing. The items were valued at $6,440.

In the second case, one or more burglars entered a home on Uanani Place in the Kaloko-Mauka area on July 28 and stole cash, a 37-inch flat-screen television, a 15-inch laptop computer, a digital camera, two iPods, a Wii electronic game device and alcohol. Those items were valued at $2,800.

Police ask that anyone with information about the case call Detective Walter Ah Mow at 326-4646, extension 238, 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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