Police seek IDs of two women using a stolen credit card


Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the two persons whose image was captured on surveillance in connection with a Theft and Fraud Use of Credit Card that occurred in several stores in North Kohala.

On (July 23), at approximately 4:15 p.m., two women walked in the Island Short & Stop Deli and A. Arakaki Store and made purchases with a stolen credit card.

One suspect is described as Polynesian in her mid-twenties, approximately 5-feet-3 to 5-feet-4, 145 pounds with black colored hair and a fair complexion.

The other suspect is described as Portuguese in her thirties, 5-feet-5- to 5-feet-6-inches, heavy set, fair complexion, blackish/brown hair, last seen wearing a white colored dress with blue colored designs, a partial sleeve tattoo on her right shoulder area.

Suspects were last seen leaving the area in a white or silver colored Acura SUV.

Police ask anyone with any information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or contact Officer Dayton Tagaca at (808) 889-6540.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. 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.