POSTED: 8:32 p.m. HST, Sep 14, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 2:51 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2012
Hawaii County police charged a 22-year-old Hilo man Friday in connection with burglaries in Kona and Hilo.
Kawika Larinaga-Napihaa was arrested Sept. 13 with two other suspects in a parking lot in Hilo after police found a firearm in the vehicle they were in.
Police also recovered from the vehicle a second firearm allegedly stolen in a Hilo burglary, as well as a laptop allegedly stolen in a Kona burglary, police said.
Police charged Larinaga Napihaa with two counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree theft and two firearms charges.
His bail was set at $96,000.