Hilo bank burglary suspect sought

  • Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a bank burglary in downtown Hilo last month.

Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a bank burglary in downtown Hilo last month.

South Hilo Patrol officers responded to an alarm at a bank on Kalakaua Street shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 26, according to the Hawaii Police Deprtment. Responding officers determined that a window to the bank was shattered and the suspect(s) removed undisclosed items.

The Area I Criminal Investigation Section is continuing this investigation, which is classified as a second-degree burglary.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the department’s nonemergency number at (808) 935-3311. He or she can also contact Detective Blaine Morishita of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2385 or email blaine.morishita@hawaiicounty.gov, and Lt. Rio Amon-Wilkins of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2252 or email rio.amon-wilkins@hawaiicounty.gov.

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