POSTED: 06:50 p.m. HST, Mar 02, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 07:32 a.m. HST, Mar 03, 2012
Hawaii County authorities charged a man and a woman with burglary and other offenses after they allegedly sold jewelry taken in a home break-in to a jewelry store in West Hawaii.
Douglas Louis, 31, of Captain Cook, was charged Thursday with promoting a dangerous drug, possessing drug paraphernalia, three counts of burglary and six counts of theft. His bail was set at $130,000.
Rashel Kahalioumi-Taketa, 34, of Holualoa was charged with promoting a dangerous drug, possessing drug paraphernalia, four counts of burglary, six counts of theft and two counts of forgery. Her bail was set at $30,500.
Police arrested them Thursday when they returned to a Kealakekua jewelry store to sell more items that were allegedly stolen from the home. The jewelry store owner and home owner had cooperated in the investigation.