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Police Seeking Suspect Identity in Waimea Theft Investigation

by Thunda

Hawai‘i police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a female suspect involved in a theft that took place at a grocery store in Kamuela on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 5:27 p.m.

The suspect was seen on video surveillance walking out of the store with a cart full of items without paying for them. The woman then departed the area in a white four-door sedan with no hub caps. The female suspect is described as having a stocky build and long dark hair in a bun. At the time of the incident she was wearing a gray shirt with “Puma” printed on the front and large dangling gold-colored hoop earrings. 

Police ask that anyone who recognizes this individual to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311, or Officer Landon Takenishi at (808) 887-3080 or email him at

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300 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.

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