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Waimea burglary suspect sought by Hawai’i Police Department

by Thunda
Report No. 20-082259

Hawaiʻi Island Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person responsible for breaking into a business in the South Kohala District.

On October 27, 2020, at approximately 5:51 a.m., South Kohala Patrol officers responded to a report of a burglary located at the Waimea Coffee Company. Through investigation, it was discovered the establishment had been unlawfully entered and the suspect removed several items from within.

Video surveillance captured the incident and the suspect is believed to be a younger male with fair skin, a slender build, and dark hair. At the time of the incident the suspect was wearing a light-colored beanie, a dark colored mask, a long sleeve hooded sweatshirt, tight fitted long pants and checkered shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact South Kohala Patrol Officer Eric Ontiveros, via email at, or at the South Kohala Police Station at (808) 887-3080.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.

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