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Hawaiʻi police have charged a 23-year-old Kailua-Kona man in connection to a series of break-ins that occurred in the Kailua-Kona region in the course of the early morning hours of Tuesday.

Kahuilakane Abraham-Young

At around four:56 a.m., Kona patrol officers responded to a reported break-in at a enterprise establishment positioned on the 75-5600 block of Kopiko Street. Responding officers determined that money stored inside the enterprise had been removed. It was later discovered that a neighboring enterprise had also been broken into and money and other things had been removed from that enterprise.

Later on, the exact same day at around 9:30 a.m., officers responded to one more enterprise in the exact same region for one more reported break-in. The personnel of this enterprise reported that a storage shed was broken into and tools had been taken. Though conducting their investigation into that break-in, police say an owner of a separate neighboring enterprise reported that his enterprise had also been broken into. The owner of the enterprise reported that money had also been removed from the establishment.

Investigating officers had been capable to get video surveillance footage from various organizations in the region and identified the suspect as 23-year-old Kahuilakane Abraham-Young of Kailua-Kona. Officers canvassed the region, positioned Abraham-Young in the surrounding region, and took him into custody for second-degree suspicion of burglary and an outstanding warrant.


With the help of a Detective from the Location II Criminal Investigation Section, Kona patrol officers continued their investigation into the break-ins. Throughout their investigation, things believed to be stolen from the organizations, and three.four grams of methamphetamine, had been recovered.

On Wednesday, soon after conferring with the Workplace of the Prosecuting Lawyer, Abraham-Young was charged with 3 counts of second-degree burglary and 1 count every single of third-degree promotion of a unsafe drug and habitual home crime. The charge of habitual home crime stems from prior convictions of home crime offenses inside the final ten years

Abraham-Young produced his initial court look on Thursday in Kona District Court exactly where he was granted supervised release and ordered to return to court on April six.


Any person who may possibly have information and facts concerning these incidents that occurred in the course of the early morning hours of March 14, 2023, in the region of Kopiko Street, is encouraged to get in touch with Officer Andrew Padilla at 808-935-3311 or by means of e-mail at [email protected].

Tipsters who choose to stay anonymous may possibly get in touch with the islandwide Crime Stoppers quantity at 808-961-8300 and may possibly be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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