Ki­hei man charged in break-ins at beach park

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A po­lice of­fi­cer tracked a stolen iPhone to a Kahu­lui shop­ping cen­ter where a man was ar­rested Tues­day for break­ing into four vans at Kanaha Beach Park, po­lice said.

Jessie Dutro, 34, of Ki­hei was charged with four counts of first-de­gree unau­tho­rized en­try into a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, three counts of sec­ond-de­gree theft, unau­tho­rized pos­ses­sion of con­fi­den­tial per­sonal in­for­ma­tion, two counts of credit card theft, three counts of fourth-de­gree crim­i­nal prop­erty dam­age, third-de­gree crim­i­nal prop­erty dam­age and fourth-de­gree theft.

His bail was set at $55,000. The ve­hi­cle break-ins oc­curred be­tween 12:30 and 4 p.m. Tues­day while the vans were locked and parked at the beach park in Kahu­lui, ac­cord­ing to po­lice. Driver’s door key locks were dam­aged in the break-ins.

Later that day, a po­lice of­fi­cer used a “Find My iPhone” app to track an iPhone stolen from one of the vans, a 2007 Dodge Car­a­van, to a lo­ca­tion fronting the for­mer Ruby’s restau­rant at the Queen Ka‘ahu­manu Cen­ter, ac­cord­ing to af­fi­davits filed in court to sup­port Dutro’s ar­rest.

At the lo­ca­tion, of­fi­cers found Dutro wear­ing a pair of Maui Jim sun­glasses, with a bag of clothes and tool­box on the ground near him, po­lice said.

Dutro was found with the iPhone, as well as a credit card, driver’s li­cense and other iden­ti­fi­ca­tion also stolen from the Dodge Car­a­van, po­lice said.

The sun­glasses on Dutro’s head were con­firmed to have been stolen from a 2004 Ford E350 van, po­lice said.

Po­lice de­ter­mined that an­other iPhone and the tool­box con­tain­ing tools were stolen from a 1999 Ford E-150 van, ac­cord­ing to the af­fi­davits.

Also in the tool­box were a Sam­sung Galaxy cell­phone and a pair of surf shorts that were stolen from a 2008 Ford E-150 van, po­lice said.

Po­lice ar­rested Dutro 6:34 p.m. Tues­day. at

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