Grand jury hands down burglary, theft indictments


A Hilo grand jury indicted two men on burglary and other charges and another man for felony theft Nov. 6 in three unrelated cases.

The first indictment accuses Isaak Janardo, 20, also known as Isaac Janado, of Hilo with first-degree burglary, second-degree forgery, second-degree theft, second-degree identity theft and unauthorized possession of confidential personal information.

According to the indictment, the alleged offenses occurred Dec. 23, 2011, and police said took place at 95 Keaa St. in Hilo, the Hawaii Fire Department’s maintenance office.

The indictment states that Janardo stole and forged a $675 check and possessed and transmitted the personal information of the victim in the case.

First-degree burglary and second-degree identity theft are Class B felonies punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment. Second-degree forgery, second-degree theft, and unauthorized possession of confidential personal information are Class C felonies punishable by up to five years imprisonment.

The second indictment charges Dylan Colliado, 19, of Volcano with first-degree burglary and first-degree unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle.

The indictment states that both offenses occurred at an Ohialani Road address in Volcano between Dec. 26 and 29, 2011.

A bench warrant set Colliado’s bail at $7,000.

First-degree unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle is a Class C felony punishable by up to five years imprisonment.

A third indictment charges Van M. Uemura Jr., 34, of Hilo with second-degree theft.

The indictment states that Uemura exerted unauthorized control of property belonging to the insurance carrier AFLAC on April 23. Police said the stolen property was a laptop valued at $2,000.

A bench warrant set Uemura’s bail at $2,000.

Email John Burnett at jburnett@hawaiitribune-herald.com.