Pa­hoa man ar­rested for bur­glary; an­other sought for forgery

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Hawaii Is­land po­lice have charged a 29-year-old Pa­hoa man in con­nec­tion with a bur­glary of a va­cant busi­ness build­ing.

At 11:50 p.m. Nov. 9, of­fi­cers no­ticed a man in a pickup truck parked be­tween a ship­ping con­tainer and the fence line of a busi­ness on Silva Street in Hilo, ac­cord­ing to the Hawaii Po­lice Depart­ment. Po­lice also dis­cov­ered that the fence was cut and the door to the busi­ness had been kicked in. Sev­eral items taken from the va­cant busi­ness were seen in the bed of the truck.

At mid­night, po­lice ar­rested Ni­cholas Black­well on sus­pi­cion of bur­glary and he was taken to the Hilo cell­block while de­tec­tives con­tin­ued the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

On Satur­day, po­lice charged Black­well with sec­ond-de­gree bur­glary. He re­mains in the Hilo cell­block in lieu of $2,000 bail pend­ing his ini­tial ap­pear­ance in South Hilo District Court this af­ter­noon.

Any­one with other in­for­ma­tion about the in­ci­dent should call the depart­ment’s non­emer­gency line at 935-3311 or De­tec­tive Tuck Loy Aurello of the Area I Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Sec­tion at 961-2385 or Tuck­loy. Aurello@hawai­icounty.gov.

Po­lice are also seek­ing the pub­lic’s as­sis­tance in iden­ti­fy­ing a man in­volved in a forgery in­ves­ti­ga­tion that oc­curred on Oct. 27 at a com­mer­cial busi­ness in Pa­hoa.

Any­one able to iden­tify the per­son in the pho­to­graph should call of­fi­cer Kimo Vein­cent at 9652716, or the depart­ment’s non­emer­gency num­ber at 9353311.

Those who pre­fer to re­main anony­mous may call Crime Stop­pers at 961-8300 and may be el­i­gi­ble for a re­ward of up to $1,000.

Po­lice are seek­ing the iden­tity of this man.

Black­well

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