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Police seek info on men who fired gun from car in Puna

Three men who allegedly cut an entrance gate and entered a Puna property also fired several gun shots from their vehicle Friday, police said.

The incident happened in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision, where a property owner chased the men off the land. The three men were in a silver, older model pickup truck. Police described the men as local, all about 5-feet-6 to 5-feet-8 with no identifying marks or tattoos.

Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or the whereabouts of the vehicle involved is asked to contact Detective Grant Todd at 961-2385 or email gtodd@co.hawaii.hi.us. Callers can also notify police dispatch by calling 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona 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.

Police seek men for alleged home invasion

Police are looking for three suspects involved in a robbery that occurred in the Leilani Estates Subdivision in the Puna District Wednesday.

The victim, a 56-year-old woman, reported three individuals who were invited to her home, used force against her and removed several items from within. The suspects left the residence in a white Ford Mustang with unknown license plates.

Two of the suspects have been identified as being Mark McCurley, 30, of a Hawaiian Beaches address, and Kawika Kahee, 30, of a Black Sand Subdivision address in the Puna District.

Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or the whereabouts of the vehicle involved is asked to contact Detective Derek Morimoto at 961-2380 or email dmorimoto@co.hawaii.hi.us. Callers can also notify police dispatch by calling 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona 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.