Big Island police seek ID of suspect in 2013 burglary case


Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person captured on video surveillance while using a stolen credit card.

The credit card was in a purse stolen Aug. 25, 2013, from a business in downtown Hilo, according to the Hawaii Police Department. The card was used the next day at two convenience stores in Hilo.

Police ask anyone who knows the identity of the person in the surveillance image to call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Those 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.