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Kona burglaries, thefts (Feb. 7-28)


Kona Community Policing staff compile a regular listing of burglaries and thefts in the West Hawaii community. This update covers Feb 7 – 28, 2014.


On Feb. 10, in the 78-6500 block of Alii Drive, a Mac laptop computer, iPad, bag of snorkel equipment, a box of trash bags, and a small tool bag was reported taken.

On Feb. 10, in the 75-5700 block of Alii Drive, one gold necklace, valued at $4,700; one T-shirt, valued at $10; two pairs of surf shorts, valued at $10 each; one baseball cap, valued at $10; and an unknown amount of miscellaneous coinage, valued at approximately $20 was reported taken.

On Feb. 10, in the 75-5700 block of Alii Drive, a gold wedding rings that has six diamond stones was reported taken.

UCPV – unauthorized controlled propelled vehicle (stolen vehicles)

On Feb. 7, in the 73-1100 block of Nuuanu Place, a 2007 Nissan Altima bearing license plate MRG 895 was reported taken.

On Feb. 15, in the 75-5600 block of Palani Road, Harley Davidson sales manager reported that a Caucasian male walked up to the outside showroom and removed a 2014 Harley Davidson “Breakout” motorcycle without permission. Motorcycle did not need a key to start.

On Feb. 17, in the area of Bamboo Road, between noon and 1 p.m., a black 2003 Nissan Frontier pickup truck, MLK 253, with bright orange brake drums and bright orange front skid plate was taken without permission.

On Feb. 18, in the area of Napoopoo Road, a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck HCA 561 was taken somewhere “half way down” Napoopoo Road.

On Feb. 24, in the 73-4500 block of Old Mamalahoa Highway, a 1999 green Jeep Wrangler hardtop (JXW 811) was removed by unknown person(s) sometime overnight from the street fronting the residence.

On Feb. 25, in the 79-7100 block of Mamalahoa Highway, a woman related that on Feb. 23 she gave another woman permission to use her vehicle, a 2005 Subaru Forrester bearing license plate HEP 273, to “run errands” and instructed her to return the vehicle by the day’s end. Two days later, suspect had still not returned the vehicle and had not communicated with owner regarding her whereabouts.

UEMV – unauthorized entry into motor vehicle (breaking into cars)

On Feb. 7, in the 74-5400 block of Loloku Street, $400 cash, a drivers license, and a $10 roll of stamps was reported taken.

On Feb. 9, in the Kaloko-Honokahau Historical Park area, a woman reported while sitting within a vehicle, someone standing outside of the vehicle punched her in the face causing pain/injury.

On Feb. 14, in the 76-100 block of Royal Poinciana Drive, unknown suspect(s) entered a unlocked work vehicle (632HDH) and stole from the middle console area, a yellow tool box that contained work equipment.

On Feb. 17, in the 79-1000 block of Haukapila Street, between 6:35 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. unknown person entered into vehicle, HFX 923, and damaged the ignition to the vehicle. The driver side window was cracked open approximately one inch and there were metal shavings on the driver side floor under the ignition and apparent damage to the ignition where the vehicle key would not go in.

On Feb. 18, in the 78-7100 block of Kamehameha III Road, an unknown suspect(s) entered rental car, HMT 838, without premission by unzipping the rear window. The suspect(s) removed a Garmin GPS unit, valued at $200, from under the passenger seat.

On Feb. 23, between 81-82 mile marker of Queen Kaahumanu Highway, a woman reported an unknown party attempted to enter her vehicle through the front passenger door described as a blue 2006 Honda Civic bearing license plate HJD 210 without her permission. Also at approximately 3:30 p.m., vehicle parked facing west on the makai side of the highway near Kiholo Bay trail. The woman returned back to her vehicle at 6:55 p.m., and noticed a vehicle, possibly a dark colored MPVH with a cracked windshield bearing license plate RFA 267, parked facing south behind her vehicle with two mena m inside. As she approached her car, the vehicle left the area heading south on Queen Kaahuman Highway. The woman said damages to her vehicle are approximately $250.

On Feb. 24, in the 73-1200 block of Kaiminani Drive, a man reported he was awaken by his barking dog and when he looked outside he observed an unknown male walking away from his vehicle. When he checked on his truck, he observed a hat had been left in the pickup truck.

On Feb. 25 in the 73-1300 block of Ona Ona Drive, a woman reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and removed a massage table, owners manual, sunglasses, and several compact discs. Total value of items taken was $1,980.

On Feb. 25, in Ocean View, a woman reported unknown suspect(s) removed one bottle of Subutex 8mg tablets from the center console of her vehicle, a white 1999 Nissan Altima (HWT 959) while it was parked unattended. The windows were down and doors were unlocked.

On Feb. 28, in the area of Makako Bay Drive, a woman reported that at about 1 p.m. while she at Pine Trees Beach unknown parties entered her vehicle license plate HLM 967 without permission and removed several pieces of property belonging to her and a friend. A bag and scarf were taken; valued at $105.

Kona Community Policing Section can be reached at 326-4646 Ext. 257.

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