North Hilo burglaries 02-12-09

Hawai’i Police Department
North Hilo District
Sergeant Greg Yamada
Phone: 962-2120
February 12, 2009
Report No. C09004017

Media Release

The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in connection with two burglaries in the North Hilo District in early February.

On February 4 someone broke into a house along Highway 19 in Ninole and stole a television, a DVD/VCR player, two firearms and a jewelry box containing jewelry. A charcoal-gray Mazda pickup truck was seen on the home’s driveway the day before the burglary.

On February 6, someone broke into a storage room at the old O’okala hospital on the old Mamalahoa Highway and removed four weedeaters, four Dodge tires and rims, a torch set with tanks, and a red girl’s-style bicycle.

Police ask that anyone with information about the persons responsible or the location of the stolen items call Officer Amacias Valdez at 962-2120 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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