A 21-year-old Hilo woman is in police custody after being charged with two crimes for a burglary reported last year.
Jewelry valued at more than $2,000 was taken from the Alae Street home of a 49-year-old Hilo man on December 5.
Police investigation led to the identity of the suspect, Rose Peace, who was arrested Friday (July 20) and charged with first-degree burglary and second-degree theft.
She is being held at the Hilo police cellblock in lieu of $7,000 bail pending her initial court appearance scheduled for Monday (July 23).
Police ask that anyone with information on recent burglary activity contact either Detective John Rodrigues Jr. by phone at 961-2384 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Detective Royce Serrao by phone at 961-8810 or by email at email@example.com.
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.