3 German Shepherds stolen from Puna kennel

Each dog worth $2,500

 UPDATED 10:54 AM HST Jul 16, 2013
HILO, Hawaii -

Big Island police are investigating the theft of three purebred German Shepherd dogs from a Puna kennel in May.

On May 6, a kennel was broken into at a home on the 15-1500 block of 2nd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision

The dogs -- two males named "Kujo" and "Mondavi" and a female named "Max" -- were removed from the property. The dogs are valued at $2,500 each.

Police ask anyone with information about the theft or the location of the dogs to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. 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.

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