Hilo man charged in connection with Feb. burglary
Big Island police say a Hilo man has been charged with burglary and theft for allegedly stealing items from a Hilo home in February.
On Feb. 25, a 27-year-old Hilo man reported that he had video surveillance of the suspect removing tools from his attached carport.
On Wednesday, South Hilo Patrol officers located and arrested the suspect, 30-year-old Mitchell Kihara of Hilo, and held him to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.
At 10:30 a.m. Thursday, detectives charged Kihara with first-degree burglary and third-degree theft. His bail was set at $5,500.
He remains at the cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday.
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