Public’s help sought after handguns stolen from shipping container on Hawaii Island

Hawaii News Digest, 11 August 2017, 23:55 hrs, UTC, Post #15420.


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Hawaii Island police report another large theft along the Hamakua Coast.  This time, thieves broke into a shipping container on a vacant Paauilo Road property and took a red portable Honda generator, several collectible Smith & Wesson, Colt, and AMT revolvers, and some semi-automatic pistols.

Those with information on this case should call police:

“Anyone who may have witnessed the theft or have any other information about it is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Jesse Kerr of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2377 or”

“Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 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 any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.”

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