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Police seek identity of suspect in HOVE burglary


Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary complaint that occurred on a property located on the 2800 block of Anuenue Drive in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.

On Friday (August 14), between 1:50 pm and 2:05 p.m., an unidentified person entered the property without permission and removed a green acetylene torch with cylinder, a red Honda generator, and a red 10 gallon metal gas container. The suspect may have been operating a lifted older model white Toyota extra cab pickup truck with large off-road tires. Images of the suspect and the truck he was driving were captured on surveillance video.

Police ask anyone with information about this case or the identity of the person in the photo to call Officer James Lorenzo at 939­-2520 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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. 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 caller ID.

All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.​

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