Police arrest burglary suspect


Police have arrested a 20-year-old Hilo man for allegedly burglarizing a Puna home earlier this month.

Kainoa Santos of Hilo was arrested Sunday and charged Tuesday with first-degree burglary and second-degree theft for a July 4 break-in of an Oahu Road home in Nanawale Estates subdivision.

On Wednesday, Hilo District Judge Andrew Wilson maintained Santos’ bail at $35,000 and set a preliminary hearing for Friday at 2 p.m.

Santos was still in custody Wednesday evening at Hawaii Community Correctional Center.

 

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