Kailua-Kona man, 22, charged with theft, burglary, drug offenses

Published On: Nov 29 2013 05:29:07 PM HST   Updated On: Nov 29 2013 05:39:29 PM HST

Tucker Henry Bontecou


A Kailua-Kona man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses that occurred in Kailua-Kona between October and November of 2013, according to Big Island police.

On Sunday, patrol officers arrested Tucker Henry Bontecou, 22, of Kailua-Kona, for the theft of items from a retail outlet in Keauhou.  Bontecou was also arrested for promoting a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia.

Detectives continued these investigations in conjunction with three residential burglaries that Bontecou was a suspect in.  The burglaries occurred in Kailua-Kona between Oct. 7 and Nov. 6.  During the investigation detectives executed a search warrant on a vehicle that was operated by Bontecou.

On Tuesday, detectives charged Bontecou with one count of theft in the fourth degree, two counts of promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree, two counts of drug paraphernalia, three counts of burglary, one count of theft in the first degree, six counts of theft in the second degree and three counts of forgery in the second degree.  His bail was set at $46,250.

Bontecou was held at the Kona police cellblock pending his initial court hearing scheduled for Wednesday.

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