To catch a goat thiefUPDATED 10:19 PM HST Jan 28, 2014Video Transcript
It's happened again! Somebody has allegedly stolen goats from a farm on the Windward side. KITV4's Brenton Awa is standing by with the EXCLUSIVE story all new at 10. Yunji -- Back in September -- 23 goats were taken from a farm in Kahuku... Two suspects were arrested in that case... Now residents in Waiahole are hoping that police will come through again. 01 46-51 NATS "...front shot of tapping..." Susan Owen usually doesn't have this problem... Her goats aren't responding. NATS "...back shot of tapping..." On Monday morning -- she noticed two of them missing -- and another two injured by what appears to be stab wounds. The rest of the herd looked shaken up -- on this Waiahole farm. NATS from when you were shooting through the chain link fence "baaaaaaa..." Owen immediately knew something was wrong when half of the herd was missing... Then she saw this goat covered in blood. 1227 "IT APPEARED TO BE LIKE A STAB WOUND." The 1-and-a-half-year-old was pregnant. Luckily she was still able to give birth to to two healthy kids -- but because of this wound -- she's too weak to nurse them. The farm could've had even more "young ones." All four of the affected goats were pregnant... 2222 "baaaaaaa..." Including this one -- who's trying to recover after getting it's achilles tendons cut. 1327 "SHE HAD BEEN SLICED ACROSS HER BACK LEGS WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE A MACHETE." Owen looked for the remaining two goats around the property but couldn't find them. Neighbors say they heard two gunshots. Owen has a hunch of why... 1428 "I THINK THAT THEY ACTUALLY SHOT TWO OF THEM AND CRIPPLED THE OTHER TWO TO COME BACK FOR THEM, TO SELL THEM FOR MEAT." ...Neighbors told Owen -- this isn't the first time something like this has happened here... 1527 "THEY SAID THAT THE SAME THING HAD HAPPENED TO THEIR GOATS, SOMEONE HAD COME IN AND HAD DONE THE SAME THING, CRIPPLED THEM AND KILLED SOME, STABBED THEM." Now goat owners in the area are aiming to spread there story ... And for the community be on the lookout for these thieves... 1820 - two shot "I KNOW MY GOATS." and she hopes to get them back. Police have opened a cruelty to animals and theft of livestock case but so far -- they have no suspects. The two goats that were taken weigh about 125-to-150 pounds -- ones black and the other is caramel colored. If you have any information -- you're asked to call 911.