Agricultural thefts constitute a felony offense
Media release by Hawaii County Police
KURTISTOWN, Hawaii: Big Island police are investigating the theft of longan fruit from several Kurtistown farms.
Multiple thefts were reported between February 21 and March 8 . During that time, 20 longan plants and more than 1200 pounds of fruit were stolen. These types of agricultural thefts constitute a felony offense.
Police ask that anyone with information about these thefts call Officers Scott Amaral or Sandor Finkey at 965-2716 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.