Hilo woman, 24, charged with property crimes

Chun accused of break-ins of 3 homes in Pana'ewa Farm Lots, Upper Waiakea, Laupahoehoe

Published  1:45 PM HST Jun 14, 2013
HILO, Hawaii -

Big Island police charged a 24-year-old Hilo woman with eight property crimes Thursday, including three counts of burglary.

Suzy Chun was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant late Wednesday afternoon.

Through further investigation, it was determined that she was also responsible for or involved in break-ins of three homes in Pana'ewa Farm Lots, Upper Waiakea and Laupahoehoe.  Items removed included jewelry, computer laptops and gaming systems with a combined value of more than $10,000.  The burglaries occurred during the first week of May.

At 6:05 p.m. Thursday, Chun was charged with three counts of first-degree burglary, four counts of second-degree theft and one count of third-degree theft.  Her bail was set at $116,000.  She was held at the Hilo cellblock Thursday night pending her initial court appearance on Friday.

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