Big Island police have charged a Hilo man and woman in connection with a burglary that occurred Friday morning in Hilo.
Jesse Idebond Sablan, 36, and Dana Sablan, 21, were charged at 11:10 a.m. Friday with one count each of second-degree burglary and fourth-degree theft.
Bail was set at $11,000 for Jesse Sablan and at $2,250 for Dana Sablan. Both were being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending their initial court appearance scheduled for Monday.
Friday shortly after midnight, officers responded to a business on Kekuanaoa Street in Hilo to a report that two suspects had removed two bags of recyclables and were fleeing the area.
Both suspects were arrested and the stolen property was recovered.
Police ask that anyone with information on recent burglary activities contact either Detective John Rodrigues Jr. by phone at 961-2384 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Detective Royce Serrao by phone at 961-8810 or by email at email@example.com.
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.