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Break-ins still occuring on UH CampusUPDATED 9:11 PM HST Jan 03, 2014Video Transcript
It's winter break for students and faculty at the university of hawaii ... but, recent break-ins hasn't allowed campus police to take a break. KITV-4's Nana Ohkawa joining us now with the story -- ALL NEW at 6. Nana? Police made an arrest after a string of break ins- this past month.. And it was time to begin a new chapter with the new year... But the break ins have continued. To students, it's about the Winter Break. To Police... It's about the winter break-INS... The University of Hawaii goes from a bustling college campus to a relative ghost town this time of year.. And intruders see easy pickins!! Andy Morishita - electrical engineering- researcher 1358 THEY'VE BEEN SENDING A LOT OF CAMPUS REPORTS ABOUT BREAK INS ALL OVER THE PLACE IN DORMS AS WELL AS BUILDINGS STEALING A LOT OF STUFF 1408 There were four breaks ins... practically back to back in December. Two before the end of finals then two RIGHT after. The suspected intruder was going into different department offices and campus apartments...usu ally through a window. Captain alberta pukahi- 31 FOR THE MOST PART IT LOOKED LIKE SOMEONE WAS SLEEPING AND EATING IN THE ROOM SO A PLACE TO GO 38 On Christmas Eve campus police say a juvenile boy was found around 3:30 in the morning at the press office and was arrested... Campus police believe he was responsible for the past four break ins. 118 OUR OFFICERS WERE PATROLLING AND SAW THAT THERE WAS A ROOM THAT THE WINDOW WAS OPEN AND HAD NOT BEEN OPENED EARLIER SO THEY WENT AND CHECKED AND FOUND THE INDIVIDUAL THERE 136 But, even with an arrest... Came MORE break ins. Someone stole power tools one night ... Then this past Monday campus police said someone cut through a screen window into a dorm stealing jewelry. Captain alberta pukahi 217 IT CAUSES SOME FEAR IN OUR FOLKS NATURALLY THEY DON'T KNOW THE INTENTION OF THE INDIVIDUAL Angela Stein - Senior 1137 IM ON A FLOOR LEVEL TOO SO MAKES ME FEEL LIKE. OK I REALLY NEED TO WATCH OUT 1144 Campus officers say they are on high alert and are asking people to immediately report all suspicious persons and activities.