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Police investigating burglary at Keaau Mac Nut facility


Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a burglary which occurred at the Island Princess Macadamia Nut facility located at 16-261 Shipman Road in Keaʻau.

Between 4:00 p.m. on Friday (10-17-2014) and 3:45 p.m. on Sunday (10-19-2014), unknown person(s) entered the office building and warehouse of the Island Princess Macadamia Nut facility and removed electronic components for a macadamia nut quality control machine. The components have the appearance of internal computer parts/camera cards and are valued at over $8,000.00. The parts were manufactured by Satake USA which may be imprinted on the parts.

Police ask anyone with any information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer Brian Souki at 966-5835.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 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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