Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses as part of their investigation into an incident involving livestock in the Waimea area.
On January 4, 2021, South Kohala patrol officers responded to a report of an eight-month-old black-colored steer that was killed and the meat removed on private property, in the area known as Dairy Fence off Mana Road, in Waimea. The incident occurred sometime between Sunday evening, January 3, 2021, and Monday morning, January 4, 2021.
The owners informed officers that the steer had recently been treated with medications and the meat that was removed is not suitable for human consumption.
Anyone who may have observed suspicious activity in the area or anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact South Kohala Patrol Officer Kuilee Dela Cruz, via email at Ku*************@ha**********.gov or call the Waimea Police Station at (808) 887-3080, or the non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.
Report No: 21-000983