March 29, 2023 10:58 pm

Hawaiʻi police have charged a 23-year-old Kailua-Kona man in connection to a series of break-ins that occurred in the Kailua-Kona location through the early morning hours of Tuesday.

Kahuilakane Abraham-Young

At roughly four:56 a.m., Kona patrol officers responded to a reported break-in at a small business establishment situated on the 75-5600 block of Kopiko Street. Responding officers determined that money stored inside the small business had been removed. It was later discovered that a neighboring small business had also been broken into and money and other products had been removed from that small business.

Later on, the very same day at roughly 9:30 a.m., officers responded to a further small business in the very same location for a further reported break-in. The staff of this small business reported that a storage shed was broken into and tools had been taken. When conducting their investigation into that break-in, police say an owner of a separate neighboring small business reported that his small business had also been broken into. The owner of the small business reported that money had also been removed from the establishment.

Investigating officers had been capable to get video surveillance footage from numerous companies in the location and identified the suspect as 23-year-old Kahuilakane Abraham-Young of Kailua-Kona. Officers canvassed the location, situated Abraham-Young in the surrounding location, and took him into custody for second-degree suspicion of burglary and an outstanding warrant.


With the help of a Detective from the Region II Criminal Investigation Section, Kona patrol officers continued their investigation into the break-ins. Throughout their investigation, products believed to be stolen from the companies, and three.four grams of methamphetamine, had been recovered.

On Wednesday, right after conferring with the Workplace of the Prosecuting Lawyer, Abraham-Young was charged with 3 counts of second-degree burglary and a single count every of third-degree promotion of a harmful drug and habitual home crime. The charge of habitual home crime stems from prior convictions of home crime offenses inside the final ten years

Abraham-Young created his initial court look on Thursday in Kona District Court exactly where he was granted supervised release and ordered to return to court on April six.


Any individual who might have information and facts concerning these incidents that occurred through the early morning hours of March 14, 2023, in the location of Kopiko Street, is encouraged to make contact with Officer Andrew Padilla at 808-935-3311 or by way of e mail at [email protected].

Tipsters who favor to stay anonymous might contact the islandwide Crime Stoppers quantity at 808-961-8300 and might be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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